Advocacy

Please use the following resources as a guide in communicating your ideas and comments.

Tips & a Template for a Letter to the Editor

A good letter to the editor addresses a current issue and is used as a tool to raise awareness and influence the local community and elected officials. Click on the icon above to download information.

Letter to the Editor Guidelines

Editors welcome opinions that contain fresh personal insight and expression. Do not send the same letter to different news outlets. Click on the icon above to download information.

Public comment information for local government

Speaking during the “Public Comment Period” at governmental board meetings is an effective way to show support or state concerns for a local issue. Click on the icon above to download information.

Chaffee County Office of Housing
Touber Building
448 East First Street
Salida, Colorado 81201
719-239-1398
chaffeecounty.org/housing
Chaffee County Public Health
Touber Building
448 East First Street
Salida, Colorado 81201
719-530-2564
chaffeecounty.org/public-health