There are many types of strikes. It can mean you refuse to work, to eat, to pay rent, to go to school. You can decide to strike when you want to send a powerful message about a situation which is unsustainable anymore, or to draw the attention of people on your issue.
Meeting with a political or corporate representative can be a good tactic to employ as a first step of your campaign, to show willingness to engage with decision-makers, or at a later stage to show the support you have built. Learn how to use this tactic successfully.