July 5, 2016 What Message are We Sending? A Millennial's reaction to a new poll: "The Nation isn't putting its money where its mouth is" when it comes to young people. June 30, 2014 Sample Op-Eds & Letters to the Editor Easy-to-use templates to write powerful Letters to the Editor. Make your case and use our interactive tool (below) to find local media contacts! May 18, 2014 Communicating with Congress: How to be an Effective Citizen-Advocate Technology has made it fast and easy to contact Congress, but how well is it working? SparkAction and the National Conference on Citizenship jointly hosted a webinar ... December 5, 2013 VIDEO: How to Incorporate Youth Voice into Juvenile Justice Reform The webinar addressed the benefits, steps to engage, and challenges of including young people in juvenile justice reform efforts with the help of two knowledgeable ... October 31, 2013 6 Tips for a Successful Google+ Hangout On Air What we learned from our first few Google+ Hangout On Air experiences: the next wave of online engagement. October 29, 2013 5 Keys to Getting Your Message Across to Congress What moves Members of Congress when they’re undecided on an issue? What’s the best way to have an impact on your Representative or Senator? The answers ... October 25, 2013 Vision, Value and Voice: A Social Justice Communications Toolkit The American ideal of opportunity is deeply embedded in our national consciousness. It’s about fairness and participation, human rights and human dignity. It ... May 15, 2013 Tips for Effective Messages Elected officials do pay attention to email from constituents. To prove it, the Congressional Management Foundation surveyed Members of Congress and their staff. ... May 9, 2013 Messaging Module on Child Deaths Sensitive, thoughtful media coverage can be a powerful tool for justice and understanding, a catalyst for policies that help prevent wrongs from being repeated. But ... May 7, 2013 Toolkit for Early Care and Education Advocacy In January, the federal government announced plans for an early care and education initiative that would increase access to high-quality pre-K for 4-year-olds by ... January 23, 2013 SparkAction's Contact the Media Tool: A Quick Tutorial (VIDEO) SparkAction's Alison guides through this simple tool to find media in your hometown or across the country and send them your press releases and Letters to the ... January 14, 2013 The KIDS COUNT Infographic Challenge Info Champ: Emily Pirraglia Meet our KIDS COUNT Infographic Challenge Info Champ winner!