Activist Tools

Chapter Formation Document – Form a chapter in your county. This is the one from Lexington, just so you can get an idea of the topics discussed. A representative from SOSKY is happy to come to your kick off meeting.

Contact Your Legislators – You have two. One in the house and one in the senate. Call, email and write. Tell them to vote no to any charter legislation and your reasoning. You can find your legislators at this link. To make calling easy, you can simply call 1-800-372-7181 and provide your home address and ask that your message go to both of your legislators. Do all 3 before Feb 7!

Button Template – Make 2″ buttons for your members

Update your profile picture. This graphic will work great. Right click, save to your desktop and then upload from there.

Protest Sign Template – Make signs for your members to carry at rallies, protests, etc. Print 2 copies in color on white card stock. Cut out and affix to a paint stir stick (free at paint counters everywhere). Also makes a great car window hanger.

Fact Sheet Flyer – Facts About Charter Schools – print this out and hand out at rallies.

Postcard – print at home, cut to size

Show the movie Education Inc early and often.

Instructions for writing note to legislators – encourage folks to write a hand written note card. Offer to stamp and address them based on their address. This is a great activity at the screenings.

Write an opinion letter to your local paper – here are some samples of letters others have written. If you  need help, contact us.

Invitation to Join – Invite organizations to become a member of our coalition.