Outlined Contents for
a Political Action Letter.
Use the outline
of contents that should be included to write to your State and Local Elected Officials.
Keep letters brief and limit to one page.
for personal drafted letter vs. form letter:
Show you care. Take the time to write and mail your own letter.
that are not form and template provide a greater impact then a standard letter.
This is specific to the State of NJ, based on size and proximity of legislatures.
in numbers and organizational support. Include information on the Access Fund.
Content (include in your own words information on the following)
NJ State Senator or Assemblyperson,
First Paragraph: Introduce Self: As voter
and resident of the State, you town, length of time resident, if visitor state how many time you have visited state, include age and length of time you've been
Second Paragraph: Allow Access for Climbing on NJ State Owned and Managed Lands, including State parks, forest, wildlife management areas and natural
areas. Include personal stories and experiences. State you favor to amend
NJAC 7:2-2.22 to allow climbing and rappelling. Add personal comments and thoughts on why you think climbing should
be allowed on State lands.
Mention actions and support implemented by the Access Fund. Then include the following: The Access Fund
(accessfund.org) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the diversity of outdoor
climbing in America. The Access Fund is dedicated to keeping climbing areas open and to conserving the climbing environment.
Last Paragraph: Thank legislature for their time and allowing you to
bring to their attention this issue.
w/ due deliberation,