Advocacy is an easy and effective way to be involved with major decisions taking place on campus. There are several things you can do to advocate for Georgia Tech:
1. Get to know your legislators
- Arrange personal visits and send handwritten letters to build a relationship with your state elected officials. These are high-impact ways to connect and show your support of Georgia Tech.
- To get a list of the representatives for your district, enter your address or zip code on the Project Vote Smart website.
- Be sure to follow your legislators’ newsletters and social media posts that aim to keep constituents informed of key issues in their communities.
2. Connect with other alumni in your community
- Engage with your local alumni network, and open the door to more opportunities to advocate for Tech.
- Help host an alumni event with a Government Relations officer, and learn more about advocacy efforts and Georgia Tech’s impact around the state. To host an event, email us today!
3. Attend Georgia Tech’s Annual Legislative Briefing
- Each year, advocates and friends of Georgia Tech gather on campus in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session that typically runs January through March.
- This event highlights Georgia Tech and the University System of Georgia’s legislative priorities for the year and is announced to all Capitol Jackets members.
- To find out when the next event is scheduled, check our News & Events page.
4. Stay informed
5. Help spread the good word
- One of the easiest ways to advocate for Georgia Tech is to tell the Tech story to those around you.
- Contact us if you are interested in exploring the Georgia Tech campus in order to assist you in being a more informed advocate.