Planning for Resolutions Week

Thank you for organizing your fellow citizens to work to pass a local or state resolution calling for a constitutional amendment overturning the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling!

Below are some steps, tips, and materials for a successful event on Resolutions Week, whether it is council vote on your resolution or a public forum to keep moving things forward (or because you already have passed one). A timeline to pass a resolution (PDF) also provides some helpful guidance in your planning. If you have a question that is not answered in this guide, e-mail us at

1. Getting People to Your Council Vote, Public Forum or Rally

2. Preparing for Your Press Event

3. Preparing for a Public Forum

4. After Your Event

  • Send an e-mail thanking everyone for attending and share with them a summary of what you decided your next steps will be, including your next meeting and commitments individuals made.


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