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Ever wonder what happens after you meet with a legislator and their staff? Ever wonder what they do with your courageous, compelling stories? Can you actually affect policy changes by advocating? Do your stories even matter? Join us for a special episode of Ask the Expert as we pull back the curtain on the legislative process! This month our guest is Bruce Barnum, a former staffer to Senator Al Franken. Bruce gives a glimpse of what it is like working for a congressional office, the importance of telling your story and how policy is informed by YOU! This is your chance to see that your voices truly matter. A can’t miss episode of Ask the Expert!

Welcome to Episode 25 - or our Do Our Stories Actually Matter Episode - of the Ask The Expert Podcast!  


Follow the link below to find out who represents you in Congress:


Additional Resources: To find contact information for your local district offices, go to your member’s website and find what office is closest to your home. Ask to meet with the member when they are back in town. Make sure to tell the staff what you’d like to discuss and have a flexible time-frame for the best chance of getting a meeting.  

Follow the links below to see NHF and HFA’s policy positions:


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