Emergency Civics Lesson

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Call to action, Uncategorized

WYGC? – New Jersey Edition

photo-1417392785671-e218e0fe4716Outraged? Want to voice your concern? Who you gonna call?

  1. Call your representatives first, call them at your district office, if you can get through, if you cannot, try any of their other numbers

Senator Bob Menendez

  • Newark: 973.645.3030
  • Barrington:
856.757.5353
  • Washington, DC: 202.224.4744

Senator Cory Booker

  • WASHINGTON: (202) 224-3224
  • CAMDEN OFFICE: (856) 338-8922
  • NEWARK OFFICE: (973) 639-8700

Representatives in the House for the State of New Jersey:

District Name Party Phone
1 Norcross, Donald D 202-225-6501
2 LoBiondo, Frank R 202-225-6572
3 MacArthur, Tom R 202-225-4765
4 Smith, Chris R 202-225-3765
5 Garrett, Scott R 202-225-4465
6 Pallone Jr., Frank D 202-225-4671
7 Lance, Leonard R 202-225-5361
8 Sires, Albio D 202-225-7919
9 Pascrell Jr., Bill D 202-225-5751
10 Payne Jr., Donald D 202-225-3436
11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney R 202-225-5034
12 Watson Coleman, Bonnie D 202-225-5801

You can find which is your representative here as well as finding their local numbers

If you’re trying to help somone in another state find numbers, this is the link for Senators Call them at your district office first

2. As a concerned citizen ANYONE may call:

  • The House Oversight committee: (202) 225-5074
  • Paul Ryan (Wisconsin –  Speaker of the house) Website DC office: (202) 225-3031,
  • Nancy Pelosi (California – House minority leader) Website DC: (202) 225-0100
  • Mitch McConnell (Kentucky – Senate Majority Leader) WebsiteDC: (202) 224-2541
  • Chuck Schumer (New York – Senate Minority leader) Website NYC (212) 486-4430, DC: (202) 224-6542.

You may call them about your concerns regarding Trump’s cabinet appointments, Trump’s attacks on the first amendment (Freedom of speech, press, religion and the right to peaceably assemble), Climate change, Obamacare, Medicare, Women’s reproductive rights, Marriage Equality, Police brutality, Immigration, Refugees, Gun Violence Protection  along with other concerns

Here are some great posts about how to contact your reps and what to say:

The Best way to contact your congress people, from a former staffer

“We’re his problem now” an amazing google doc with scripts and calls to action

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