Right to Petition is an easy to follow how-to guide that puts the power back into the hands of the people, empowering readers with impactful knowledge and tools including:40+ sample Congressional asks Common advocate mistakes (and how to avoid them) Networking and timing strategies Real-life case studies outlining what works, what doesn't and why
You'll walk away with a deeper understanding of how Congress works and a strong strategic plan for success. Right to Petition is for advocates, activists, and concerned citizens with any level of experience and a passion for sparking change.
"The tips I share are actual advocacy secrets from Capitol Hill,” says author Nicole Tisdale. “They are the tools staffers and Members of Congress have used and seen hi-powered lobbyists use to get movement and tangible results. My goal is to make Congress understandable and accessible to all."
Nicole Tisdale is a Capitol Hill insider, policy expert, and attorney dedicated to empowering individuals with the knowledge needed to spark effective change in government. Serving on Capitol Hill for nearly a decade, Nicole is a principal senior advisor and strategist to high-ranking Members of Congress. An expert on a wide variety of policy issues including national security, counterterrorism, and intelligence, Nicole is a respected collaborator known for her winning record of developing and executing bipartisan legislative agendas. Nicole holds Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Mississippi.