ADVOCACY 

In 2011 we initiated the unanimous passage of House Bill 1344, making it illegal in Texas for parents and guardians to show porn to their children.

Shape policies that protect Americans from family violence crimes

Lillian Smith volunteers directly work with policymakers to protect human rights in the United States.

Our volunteer leaders, staff, and partner organizations provide state and federal policymakers with research and information, and we help them develop and enact policies on critical human rights issues.

Lillian Smith’s Legislative Coordinators are volunteers who work with our staff and other volunteers to lobby members of Congress, state legislators and other key officials to protect human rights. Legislative Coordinators advise activists in their state on advocacy tactics and issues, and they build networks to win legislative victories.

Apply now to become a Legislative Coordinator.

LOBBY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS