Posts Tagged ‘advocacy’

Nov 27 Conference (Los Angeles): Women’s reproductive health and the environment

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Over the last couple of decades, environmental and reproductive health experts have been sounding the alarm about the devastating impact toxins in our environment has on a woman’s fertility. Join the UCLA Women’s Health Center for a free daylong event that addresses the best practices for addressing environmental toxins and reproductive health focused on community … [ Read full post ]

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Free online petition tools get your issue noticed

Friday, June 10th, 2011
Petition

Got a burning issue and a community that supports the changes you propose?  Draft a petition using one of the many free online petition tools widely available.  All tools enable you to track who signs your petition and some include handy widgets, such as a signature counter or a feature that enables you to embed … [ Read full post ]

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Fighting an air pollution “Goliath”

Friday, May 13th, 2011
ALERT Skill Clinic (March 18, 2011) 012

How do you stop a giant freeway from bulldozing its way through your neighborhood?  In a March 18  ALERT project advocacy skill clinic, community groups from Boyle Heights and Long Beach, as well as UCLA academics, learned first-hand how a “David” of an advocacy campaign stopped a “Goliath” of a multi-million dollar freeway project in … [ Read full post ]

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Chris Ringewald: CHIS data, GIS, combine to power advocacy for health equity

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
HealthyCity

RAISING AWARENESS OF HEALTH DISPARITIES: Chris Ringewald, senior research analyst for Healthy City, writes about how his GIS project and CPEHN relied upon CHIS data to increase awareness and action around health disparities in the state:

When the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN), the only statewide multicultural organization leading the fight for health equity, wanted … [ Read full post ]

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Tips for town hall meetings

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
AphaBanner

‘IN-YOUR-FACE’ ADVOCACY: A new tip sheet tells you how to effectively deliver a face-to-face message to policymakers in town hall or other public meetings and to position your organization as an expert on an issue.  The upshot?  Keep it short, keep it timely, and above all be accurate! Read the Tips (PDF)

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Welcome to the Health DATA community

Thursday, March 17th, 2011
Peggy Toy

Health DATA – Data.Advocacy.Training.Assistance

Welcome to Health DATAbytes, a blog from the Health DATA Program of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research on how communities are turning knowledge into action with health data.

At Health DATAbytes you’ll join a growing community of health experts and advocates in learning and sharing how … [ Read full post ]

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