Being politically active does not mean yelling during campaign commercials. By taking this online course, you likely already realize this! This course will make it easier for you to engage your elected officials—the people you hired by voting for them to represent you. Even if you voted for the other person, the official who was elected is still responsible for listening to you and accountable for your views.
by Amanda Knief
Amanda Knief is a public policy and constitutional expert on religious freedom and civil liberties. She is the author of The Citizen Lobbyist: A How-to-Manual for Making Your Voice Heard in Government. Amanda has a JD from Drake University Law School and a BS in journalism and science communication from Iowa State University. She has previously worked as a legal counsel and legislative drafter for the Iowa Legislature and the lobbyist for the Secular Coalition for America.