Workforce issues become important to policymakers when we show their impact on individuals and businesses in our communities. NCWE keeps members aware of important policy issues and provide tools to advocate for workforce education policy.
If you are not authorized to contact policymakers on behalf of your college, remember that as a citizen, you can contact any policymaker on your own time using your own technology. You may still mention your college or your professional background, but make it clear that you are a voting citizen in their district, and are not representing the college.
In addition to acting on your own behalf as a citizen, make it a point to meet with people in your college who are in contact with policymakers, and make them aware of policy and legislation that affects workforce education and training.