Guest blogger Aaron Schlumbohm wrote a wonderful piece (below) for the Oxfam Action Corps Des Moines blog about his recent experience lobbying at U.S. Senator Grassley's office in Des Moines.
On September 5, I had the pleasure of accompanying two other Iowa Oxfam Action Corps members, Amy & Stephen, on a lobby visit to United States Senator Chuck Grassley’s office here in Des Moines. Lobbying typically calls to mind a fair amount of negative associations with special interests, money, and influence – but there we were, three grassroots volunteers, about to speak to a legislative assistant for a United States Senator.
Read more on the OAC Des Moines blog here!