On the website of California Secretary of State, information can be found concerning:
Campaign Finance: Who is contributing money, who is receiving money and how is it being spent?
Lobbying Activity: Who are California's lobbyists, who is hiring them and how are they paid?
To find contact information for your legislators in the California Assembly and Senate all you need is your zip code! Visit the Americans for the Arts site and use the handy search function. The California Legislative Action Center also offers some excellent advocacy tools. Find out how to write to your legislator effectively. Need more help? View a sample letter.
Advocacy is all about action. Speaking out on important issues — in person, on the phone, via letters, faxes, emails, or phone calls, as an individual or in a group — is part of the democratic process. Make the most of the opportunity.