Grassroots Lobbyist

Blogs by Jessica Jones

Obama Administration’s Climate Action Plan on Track

By jjones
President Obama releasing his Climate Action Plan, June 2013

On Earth Day, I attended a meeting with the Counselor to President Obama and the White House Office of Public Engagement, along with members of the environmental, public health and civil rights communities to talk about the progress of the President’s Climate Action Plan.

LWVUS Lobby Corps: An Invaluable Resource

By jjones
Members of Lobby Corps are briefed on legislative issues

I work with a variety of League volunteers every day, but I also have the unique opportunity to work with the LWVUS Lobby Corps. Established in 1971, Lobby Corps convenes for briefings on League legislative priorities, and they play a key role in promoting League issues and communicating LWVUS positions to members of Congress.

Join Us for the People’s Climate March!

By jjones
People's Climate March, September 21, 2014

On September 23, the United Nations (UN) will meet in New York City for the UN Climate Summit with the goal of setting meaningful, action-oriented solutions to fight climate change. In advance of the summit, the League is participating in the People’s Climate March.