Template – Introductory Email

Friends Committee on North Carolina Legislation (FCNCL) created this template to help you craft a brief introductory email to your state-level representatives. To use, copy and paste all text into an email or other document, then replace the bracketed text with your information. Please feel free to modify the suggested text to make your letter or email reflect your individuality. FCNCL thanks you for your civic participation and future advocacy.

Subject line: Constituent Concern


Dear [Representative/Senator] [Last Name],

            My name is [Your Name], and I am a constituent of yours in [Your County] County. I look forward to getting to know you and working with you on issues of importance in our community. 

            I am a [member/friend] of Friends Committee on North Carolina Legislation (FCNCL), a group of North Carolina Quakers focused on building a just and equitable North Carolina. FCNCL advocates for legislation and good government practices that embody the Quaker testimonies of peace, simplicity, equality, community, integrity and stewardship. 

Personally, I am most passionate about [your issue of choice]. I feel strongly about this because [your brief story, belief, etc.]. Can you share with me how you will be addressing this issue and how I can support you in doing so?

            I am eager to work together to support our community in the coming months.

In peace,

[Your Name]

[Your Email]

[Your Phone]

[Your Street Address + City]

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