As part of Return to Freedom’s ‘Wild Horse Rangers- Advocacy in Action’ initiative, Return to Freedom (RTF) works with national coalition members and others to encourage and educate our supporters on how to effectively work with elected officials to help save America’s wild and domestic horses.
July 31, 2014 Return to Freedom joins forces with the American Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) for a brief overview of the political process, current updates on horse slaughter, the wild horse issue and how to effectively communicate with your Congressional Representatives. ASPCA and Return to Freedom staff will provide an informative presentation on how the political system works and how to effectively participate in equine advocacy. ASPCA Government Affairs staff will mentor attendees on how to communicate their concerns about the issues facing America’s wild and domestic horses’ to their respective legislators. RTF and ASPCA will present a brief overview of the legislative history of horse slaughter and wild horse and burro issues, review current talking points and hold an informal Q & A to prepare the group to meet with their Representatives about the issues.
That afternoon, participants are encouraged to visit their Representatives both in the House and the Senate to make their concerns known. Appointments for your visits are required previous to July 31st and are the responsibility of each individual. A listing of all representatives and their contact info will be provided upon registration.
The group will reconvene that evening for a de-brief and wrap up of the experience. (Location TBA)
So join us on July 31st, 2014, on Capitol Hill and help save Americas horses!
Registration deadline is July 18, 2014 with a minimum of 15 participants.
All travel, lodging and food arrangements are up to the participants. Return to Freedom assumes no liability or responsibility.
To register, please contact Connie Weinsoff, Return to Freedom Education Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (805)737-9246.