senator scripts

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a guideline to get you started

Please use the example scripts as a resource when you advocate for various bills.

call scripts

“My name is _______________, and I am a constituent in your district. I am contacting you to ask you to support LB XX to [give the overview intent of the bill]. [Tell them why it’s important to you]. Thank you for your time.”

Here’s an example:

“My name is Mildred Brown, and I am a constituent in your district. I am contacting you to ask you to support LB 1060 to help end natural hair discrimination in the workplace in Nebraska. It’s an incredibly important bill for me, as a young professional who has been treated differently for having a different hair texture. I’m still in the beginning of my professional career, and presence of a bill like this will make me feel like I am valued by the leadership in my state, and protected from bias that affect me and so many others like me. Thank you for your time and consideration, and I hope you will vote yes when this bill comes back for it’s final vote.”

“My name is _______________, and I am a [insert your profession] in Nebraska. I currently reside in Senator [Insert your senator’s name] district, and I am contacting you to ask you to consider supporting/reconsider your opposition LB 1060 to help end natural hair discrimination in the workplace in Nebraska. [Tell them why it’s important to you that we end natural hair discrimination]. Thank you for your time.”

Here’s an example:

“My name is Audre Lorde, and I am a writer in Nebraska. I currently reside in Senator Chamber’s district, and I am contacting you to ask you to reconsider your opposition of LB 1060 to help end natural hair discrimination in the workplace in Nebraska. It’s an incredibly important bill for me, as a young professional who has been treated differently for having a different hair texture. I’m still in the beginning of my professional career, and presence of a bill like this will make me feel like I am valued by the leadership in my state, and protected from bias that affects me and so many others like me. Thank you for your time and consideration, and I hope you will vote yes when this bill comes back for it’s final vote.”

“My name is _______________, and I am a [insert your profession] in Nebraska. I currently reside in Senator [Insert your senator’s name] district, and I am contacting you to thank you for your support LB 1060 to help end natural hair discrimination in the workplace in Nebraska. I’m grateful for your vote, and I hope you will continue to support this bill when it come to its final floor vote. Thank you!”

Here’s an example:

“My name is Fannie Lou Hamer, and am an educator in Nebraska. I currently reside in Senator Cavanaugh’s district, and I am contacting you to thank you for your support LB 1060 to help end natural hair discrimination in the workplace in Nebraska. I’m grateful for your vote, and I hope you will continue to support this bill when it come to its final floor vote. Thank you!”

Senator Email Scripts

Subject: Please Support LB 1060

Body: Good morning Sen. [Senator’s Name],

My name is ___________________ and I am a constituent from Senator [your senator’s name] district. I’m emailing to ask you to consider voting in support of LB 1060 to end natural hair discrimination in the workplace.

This bill is important to me, and to many other Nebraskans who experience discrimination in professional spaces because of the texture of their hair. [Tell them why this bill matters to you.]

Thank you for your support on this bill and I hope you will choose to support LB 1060 for its final vote.

Thank you,

[Your name]

Here’s an example:

Subject: Please Support LB 1060

Body: Good afternoon Sen. Howard!

My name is FirstName LastName and I am a constituent from Senator Howard’s district. I wanted to thank you for voting in support of LB 1060 to end natural hair discrimination in the workplace

This bill is incredibly important to me, and to many other Nebraskans who experience discrimination in professional spaces because of the texture of their hair. I believe that the passage and implementation of this bill is a simple, meaningful step to move our community closer and closer to an equitable reality.

Thank you for your support on this bill and I hope you will continue to support LB 1060 for its final vote.

With gratitude,

FirstName LastName

Subject: Please Support LB XX

Body: Good morning Sen. [Senator’s Name],

My name is ___________________ and I am a constituent from Senator [your senator’s name] district. I’m emailing to ask you to consider voting in support of LB XX to [insert intent of the bill]

This bill is important to me, and to many other Nebraskans because[Tell them why this bill matters to you.]

Thank you for your time and I hope you will choose to support LB XX for its final vote.

Thank you,

[Your name]

Here’s an example:

Subject: Please Support LB 1060!

Body: Good morning Sen. Slama,

My name is FirstName LastName and I am a constituent from Senator Howard’s district. I’m emailing to ask you to consider voting in support of LB 1060 to end natural hair discrimination in the workplace.

This bill is incredibly important to me, and to many other Nebraskans who experience discrimination in professional spaces because of the texture of their hair. I believe that the passage and implementation of this bill is a simple, meaningful step to move our community closer and closer to an equitable reality.

Thank you for your time and I hope you will choose to support LB 1060 for its final vote.

With gratitude,

FirstName LastName

Subject: Thank You For Supporting LB XX!
Body:
Dear Sen. [Senator’s Name], 

My name is ___________________ and I am a constituent from Senator [your senator’s name] district. I wanted to thank you for voting in support of LB XX [insert description of the bill’s intent].

This bill is incredibly important to me, and to many other Nebraskans [Tell them why this bill matters to you.]

Thank you for your support on this bill and I hope you will continue to support LB XX for its final vote. 

Thank you,
[Your name]

 Here’s an example:

Subject: Thank you for supporting LB 1060!
Body:
Good morning Sen. Wishart!

Good morning Sen. Wishart!

My name is FistName LastName and I am a constituent from Senator Howard’s district. I’m emailing to ask you to consider voting in support of LB 1060 to end natural hair discrimination in the workplace.

This bill is incredibly important to me, and to many other Nebraskans who experience discrimination in professional spaces because of the texture of their hair. I believe that the passage and implementation of this bill is a simple, meaningful step to move our community closer and closer to an equitable reality.

Thank you for your support on this bill and I hope you will continue to support LB 1060 for its final vote. 

With gratitude,
FirstName LastName

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