Thanks to FACS Alexandria hub members and other advocates, climate is a front and center issue in the budget discussions (see this AlxNow article
). In March, hub members testified at the City budget hearing and met with City Council members. Our efforts are paying off, but continued advocacy is needed as Council negotiates the budget over the month of April to adopt in early May.
- At link, on left column “Get Help With”, scroll down and click on “City Government, Libraries & Courts”
- On right column, scroll down and click on “Contact Mayor, Vice Mayor, and/or City Council”
- Click “Request” button and select “All members”, “Budget Request”, and “Yes” for pertaining to upcoming Council meeting
- Write your comment in “Additional Information”, telling Council members why prioritizing strong and equitable climate action in the City budget is important to you as a person of faith