If you are victimized by corporate behavior and asked to testify before a legislative body in order to tell your story and help get a pro-consumer bill passed, it can be really scary. You only have a few minutes to make your case. Are you gonna choke it, or clinch it? Just follow these 15 tips I just learned in a Consumers Union Activist Summit workshop:
If you’re in college, you can go to the Consumers Union Activist Summit this February in DC for the discount price of $25, saving you $75. Meg and I and Marc will be there and presenting, and there will be talks by Senior Economic Adviser to Obama Austan Goolsbee, Fast Food Nation author Eric Schlosser, and professional badass Elizabeth Warren. Deets inside:
Would you like to learn how to bring about legislative action in Congress and in your own state to protect consumers? Registration is now open for the Consumers Union Activist Summit, running Feb 9-11 in Washington D.C. The Consumerist gang will be there!