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Write to Your Elected Officials

One-click email template sends email to all local city council members and elected officials. The directory is growing, and not all major cities are supported yet: https://defund12.org/

Direct outreach

Find contact information for elected officials at the city, state and federal levels. If you do not find your municipality in the list below please visit: https://myreps.datamade.us/index.html

Using the email copy below and the rep contact information found above to write an email supporting a path for police abolition.

My name is [NAME], and I am a resident of [District/Neighborhood].I urge you to advocate for an ethical reallocation of funds: away from the police department, and towards social services and education programs. I am emailing to ask city officials to please reject any proposed budget that increases taxpayer spending on police while cutting funding for important social and community projects. I am asking that city officials lobby the same amount of attention and effort towards finding sustainable, long term change. Black Lives Matter. Sincerely,
[YOUR NAME]
[YOUR ADDRESS]
[YOUR EMAIL]
[YOUR PHONE NUMBER]

Additional text/call/email outreach options here

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