Reach out to your legislators about wyoming’s tomorrow scholarship now!
HELP Wyoming women graduate from college!
HB30 adequately funds the Wyoming’s Tomorrow Scholarship to help women graduate from college.
HERE’S WHAT TO DO:
1. Find your Legislators:
Enter your address in the upper left corner. You can then click the district number to find your Legislators and their contact information.
2. Send each of your Legislators an email!
Use the tips and talking points below to craft your message. If you would like more information please don’t hesitate to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or 307-721-8300.
HELPFUL TIPS TO WRITE YOUR EMAIL:
Please write in your own words so your Legislators know that you are a real person who cares about equal representation. Mention that you are a voting member of their District.
Your email subject could be something like: Vote YES on HB30 to help women go to college (Gillette voter)
Your message should be short and simple and contain three parts:
1. Say who you are.
Make sure to reiterate that you’re a Wyoming voter.
My name is ________ and I’m a voter from _______.
2. Say what you want.
Please vote “yes” on bills that would help women graduate from college by supporting the Wyoming’s Tomorrow Scholarship, which is funded by HB30.
3. Say why you want it.
[This is where you can add a sentence or two about why you think this scholarship is important.
Here are some talking points for you to consider:
- View the Wyoming Community Foundation’s brief on why this scholarship is so important.
- Young mothers, while taking time off school to care for their children, often age out of the Hathaway scholarship before they get the chance to use it. This scholarship presents another opportunity for women to attend college, even after taking time off after high school.
- Scholarships especially help Wyoming women, as 58% of all student loan debt belongs to women.
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