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Legislative Advocacy
Everything you need to become a successful member lobbyist

The California Legislature may seem daunting, but armed with a simple understanding of the legislative process, you can become an effective lobbyist almost overnight. The resources on this page provide the basic information you need to succeed in personal visits and letter writing.


Build a stronger union and workplace community

Topnotch CFT organizers provide strategic support to local unions, which is essential to achieving success in our bargaining and issue campaigns. As part of the California Organizing Project, staff organizers help locals achieve their organizational goals by employing numerous techniques to reach union members — from traditional one-on-one outreach to digital tools such as texting. 



The Federation recognizes local achievement in many forms, from outstanding individuall achievement to organizing and communications.  Some awards accept nominations, so please consider nominating the all-stars in your local union for these CFT awards.