Calling Congress and encouraging others to do the same is a really effective way of generating a response on issues of great public concern, and there are going to be many of those in the coming years. Though it's also possible to contact your representatives via email, snail mail, and social media, phone calls are by far the most effective way to get action quickly and make your voice heard. Below are the numbers for House and Senate leadership, as well as links that will help you get in touch with your own representatives.
House and Senate Leadership
contact Your Congressperson
A searchable database of US Representatives is available HERE.
**It's worth calling both the district office and the DC office for your rep, but local offices tend to be more responsive and easier to get in touch with.**
For those of you in the Los Angeles area, here's a cheat sheet to our local reps:
contact your senators
A list of Senate office phone numbers is available HERE.
For those of you in CA, here's how to contact our Senators:
Sen. Kamala Harris
Washington, DC: (202) 224-3553
Los Angeles, CA: (213) 894-5000
Sen. Dianne Feinstein
Washington, DC: (202) 224-3841
Los Angeles, CA (31) 914-7300