Senator Leahy's (D-VT) CDBG Support Letter to Transportation-HUD Subcommittee Leadership
Rep. Brady's (D-PA) CDBG Support Letter to Transportation-HUD Subcommittee Leadership
CDBG Coalition/HOME Coalition Letter to Senate Transportation-HUD Subcommittee Leadership
CDBG Coalition/HOME Coalition Letter to House Transportation-HUD Subcommittee Leadership
Sign the Support CDBG Petition
Cities Struggle as U.S. Slashes Block Grants Program (NY Times)
Letter from the CDBG Coalition to President Obama on FY13 Funding
Letter to HR 2112 Conferees on FY12 CDBG and HOME Funding
CDBG Coalition Letter to the Federal Deficit Reduction Committee
Executive Director's Statement
CDBG/HOME Call-in Day Talking Points
Joint Statement on FY11 CDBG Cuts
CDBG/HOME Support Letters From Constituents to Senate and House Transportation/HUD Members
Call Congress NOWGo to www.house.gov or www.senate.gov or call the Capitol Switchboard at 202-224-3121.
Ask your House Representative and Senators to OPPOSE any cuts to CDBG.
Ask for full funding of CDBG.
Send Letters of Support for CDBG NOW
Sample Fact Sheet
Activate Your Subrecipients and Beneficiaries NOW
Have them send letters of support for CDBG; include stories or facts as to what would happen if CDBG is cut
Contact Your Local Press NOW
Sample Op-Ed Piece
Meet with Your Congressional Members NOW
If you cannot travel to Washington, DC, schedule a meeting at their district office.
District office information is posted on your congressional member's website.
Provide them with data on your CDBG accomplishments; bring a copy of the performance measurement data from you most recent CAPER and a copy of your most recent One-Year Action Plan
Provide them with a support letter from your local elected official and a program fact sheet (see above).
Invite them to tour your CDBG-funded projects.
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