Check out our 2015 policy brief which highlights the key policy issues for the Center during the Virginia General Assembly session as well as some federal policy issues.

Our toolkit includes an overview of direct advocacy: contacting your elected officials, tips on how to be effective when writing a letter to your legislator, and meeting with your legislator. There are also helpful templates on how to voice your concerns though letters to the editors and writing an Op-Ed. Lastly, some important “do’s” and “don’ts” of religious advocacy.


  • Structure of Virginia’s Government
  • An Overview of the Legislative Process
  • How a Bill Becomes a Law
  • Virginia’s Budgeting Process