AASLH knows it is important for all public officials  (local, state, and national) to know about the vital work historical organizations do to educate the general public—the constituents of public officials—about your work and its role in a democratic and civil society, making citizens more thoughtful about the decisions they make and the consequences of those decisions.  Advocacy and lobbying are also important leadership services provided by AASLH. AASLH sponsors, advocates, and lobbies on behalf of state and local history at the national level through strategic partnerships with several organizations.

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Lobbying vs. Advocacy

There is a big difference between lobbying for a specific bill or proposal being presented at the local, state, or federal level and advocating for your organization.

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