Send direct action postcards to the District Office of your member of congress. To order postcards, contact Liz Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org Order a whole batch, bring them to a meeting or conference, get friends to sign them and deliver them in person.
If you are a parent or a family member with a son, daughter, sibling, grandchild, cousin, etc. in the system considering writing your story and bringing this to the district office. Your story and your experience give a personal perspective to an issue that might be otherwise unfamiliar to your member of congress.