The most important steps to advocacy are to stay informed and be willing to act. The following has all the tools you need to be an effective advocate and find helpful tips on contacting and communicating with your elected officials and research you can use to make the case of the importance of kinship care. Below are national and statewide advocacy groups who advocate on behalf on kinship caregivers. The following groups may have additional resources, events, and news updates for your and your grandchild's benefit.