Advocacy Training Videos


The following videos give details on our Capitol Day event, finding your state legislators, and contacting and establishing a relationship with your state legislators and their staff.

Capitol Day

This video highlights the benefits that attending Capitol Day brings for the homeschooling families, our California legislators, and their staff.
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For more information on Capitol Day, visit https://fpmca.org/capitolday/

Finding Your Legislator

In this video, Nathan gives a walk-through of how you can look up and contact your elected representatives in California.
In order to find your legislator, visit http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov/

District Office Visits

In this video, Nathan gives an overview of how a District office visit differs from a State Capitol office, and why both types of visits are vital to maintaining a positive relationship with your legislators.

Writing a Letter to Your Legislator

In this video, Nathan goes over the most important things to consider when writing a letter to your legislator.
Visit https://fpmca.org/writingletterstoleg… to follow along with Nathan on how to compose your letter.

The following videos contain additional information on the structure of the California government, the legislative process (how a bill becomes law), and the anatomy of a bill.

California Legislature Structure

In this video, Nathan explains how the California Legislature is structured, along with the roles of various legislative members.
https://www.assembly.ca.gov/
https://www.senate.ca.gov/
https://www.assembly.ca.gov/committees
https://www.senate.ca.gov/committees

The Legislative Process

This video will show you how a bill becomes law in California. Click here to download the Life Cycle of Legislation handout https://fpmca.org/life-cycle-of-legis….

The Anatomy of a Bill

In this video, Nathan walks through how to read, understand, and track legislation in California. To print a handout of the anatomy of a bill and how a bill is structured, visit https://fpmca.org/anatomy-of-a-bill/