How to write letters to the editor
Letters to the editor can be an effective in raising public awareness and also a complement to communication with legislators
- Newspapers like to run letters to the editor that connects to a recent article published.
- Draft the letter using firm and concise language of no more than 100 words. Letters showing a personal story, an interest, or connection are good candidates for publication.
- Use your own words to express yourself.
- Be sure to give praise in your letter when appropriate and include organizational names for future reference.