Holding a grassroots meeting at your bank with a state or federal legislator is one of the most effective forms of Advocacy. When banks provide an opportunity for legislators to come to their office or bank and hear personal stories from constituents about how the current regulatory and legislative environment effects them, legislators listen! But what is the best way to execute such a meeting?

Your MBA Advocacy team has compiled informational one-pagers about the current state of several issues critical to the industry. In addition, you will find below a list of helpful tips to make your grassroots meeting most effective!

For questions, contact Alex Morris, Assistant Vice President, Advocacy, amorris@michigan.bank.

Who Do You Know? 

Please visit the link below and fill out the survey to assist us in planning in-district meetings with your representatives. It will take no more than 5 minutes, and will provide us with invaluable information to connect our members to policymakers they know!
Click here.

10 Commandments of Grassroots Lobbying           


How to add an event to the Advocacy Grassroots Calendar

  • Click on 
  • This button will re-direct you to Google Calendar.
  • Click on in the left corner. 
  • Add your event with a description and click save. 
  • Your event will automatically populate on the Mibankers website.