WHAT CAN I DO? Make sure this critical bill gets much-needed bi-partisan support by contacting your Representative, voicing your support of VAWA, and urging them to ensure its swift passage in the House.  

HOW DO I DO IT? Call the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121 and be connected to your Representative‘s office. Here is a directory of current Representatives where you can find their websites and ways to contact them online.  

WHAT DO I SAY?  “I am calling to urge Representative [NAME] to vote in favor of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act and show their support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This is a critical step needed to allow the rights, safety, and protection of women to be supported by the letter of the law for ALL constituents of [STATE].”  


Contacting your representatives is just a start. Help us keep the conversation going by spreading the word on social media and urging others to take action. You can find their Twitter handles here and below are some sample social media posts you can use:  

  • TY @JacksonLeeTX18 & @RepBrianFitz, for introducing the bipartisan #HR1620, a VAWA that includes key enhancements 4 all survivors of domestic and sexual violence. [@Rephandle] can I count on you to vote YES?! #VAWA21 #VAWA4ALL  
  • I’m with @JacksonLeeTX18 & @RepBrianFitz. Pass the bipartisan #VAWA4ALL because all survivors deserve justice! [@RepHandle], please co-sponsor and vote for #HR1620 #VAWA21