At various points during the year, members of Congress leave the Beltway and venture home to the communities that put them in office. It’s a time for elected officials to meet with their constituents and hear from people who feel the impact of decisions made in Washington.
In fact, face-to-face meetings are one of the best ways to remind lawmakers that it's their job to serve the public interest. That's why Free Press activists from around the country visit their members’ offices: to fight for our rights to connect and communicate.
Check out the resources below to learn what these meetings are all about.