In these days of online petitions and emails, you’d be surprised how effective a sincere letter can be. At SCS, we rely on our members to help us influence decision makers to make smart choices when it comes to the environment and sustainability. Take a look at our action alerts below, and please take just a few minutes to write a letter about an issue that is important to you.
Not sure how to write a letter? There are key points and example letters in each alert, and here are some general tips:
- Think of your purpose for writing the letter and mention that in your first sentence. The most attention your letter will receive is in the first few lines so be passionate but concise with your intentions, relevant facts, and examples.
- Include a short snippet about yourself, and how what you’re advocating for affects you, those around you, and the Tongass.
- Thank whomever you are writing to and make sure to include your address underneath your name so that they can respond to your letter.
- Check out this article for more help.
Most recent Action Alerts:
Sealaska is moving forward with plans to take ownership of Redoubt Falls. Stakes have been placed, and opportunities for public comment on this divisive plan are limited. Although Sealaska has claimed in the past that the public will continue to have access to the most important subsistence sockeye stream close to Sitka, there doesn’t seem [...]