How Does IINYS Advocate?

  • IINYS has an annual advocacy day in the spring to meet with legislators, policy analysts and counsel for the Assembly and Senate.
  • Our members meet throughout the year with legislators, the Governor and his staff, and other policy makers.
  • We present IINYS briefings and Conscience in Public Life forums in communities across the state.
  • Social networking for justice and compassion
  • E-mail action alerts, updates and e-advocacy campaigns (also posted on www.interfaithimpactnys.org).
  • Testify at legislative hearings and respond to requests for information from the Executive Chamber, legislative committees, congregation-based social justice committees, and many others.
  • Participate in press conferences, demonstrations, forums and other events.
  • Provide up-to-date position papers on key issues.
  • Offer technical assistance with letter writing tables, forums, etc.
  • Work with allied organizations to turn up the volume on important issues