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* 1. What types of advocacy activities have you undertaken in the last year? (check as many as apply)

  State legislator or policymaker U.S. Representative or Senator
Sent e-mail
Sent postal letter
In-person visit
Attended group event or townhall meeting
Contributed to political campaign
Volunteered on campaign

* 2. How have you learned about ACA’s public policy work over the past year? (choose as many as apply)

* 3. If you’ve seen one of our advocacy alerts and did not take action, why not? (choose as many as apply)

* 4. How likely are you to participate in the following advocacy-related activities?

  I would never do this I might do this, but it’s not likely I’m likely to do this I do this occasionally I do this frequently
Call an elected official
Send a letter to an elected official
Send an e-mail to an elected official
Schedule a meeting with an elected official in my community
Join others in meeting with an elected official in my community
Attend an elected official’s town hall meeting and raise a policy issue affecting counselors

* 5. Which of the following social media formats would you be likely to use to stay informed on ACA’s policy work, and how would you rate them? "1" = least helpful communication method/would not use, "5" = most helpful method/would definitely use.

  1 2 3 4 5
Online bulletin board devoted to public policy issues, organized by state
Monthly podcasts by ACA public policy staff
Regular “tweets” from ACA public policy staff
Occasional webinars on topics related to effective grassroots advocacy
Occasional conference call discussions focusing on how to be an effective advocate

* 6. Any general comments or suggestions for us on communications on policy work?