Become a More Active Advocate!

 

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In North Carolina, You’re the Cure is offering a range of trainings and activities in the coming months!  Your local advocacy team would love to have you join one or multiple of these events.  These events are designed to help you advance your skills as an advocate and put those skills into practice.  Have questions?  Contacts are listed below for each event!
Monthly Grassroots Training – March 26, 2018 at 11:30am

Join Kim Chidester, Grassroots Director, and Rebekah McDonald, Grassroots Specialist, to learn more about how to make the most out of your advocacy skills.  Each month Kim and Rebekah will cover a host of topics to make you the best advocate possible.  Have questions about this monthly training? Contact Kim Chidester at kim.chidester@heart.org.

 

Care4Carolina Brown Bag Lunch & Advocacy Training – Wednesday, April 4, 2018; 11:00am – 1:00pm

This in-person meeting in Greenville, NC is hosted by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and Care4Carolina will provide a closer look at the health insurance coverage gap issue, successful meetings with elected officials, and effective communication and media advocacy.  For more information contact Carla Obiol at carla.obiol@heart.org.

 

Care4Carolina Brown Bag Lunch & Advocacy Training – Friday, April 13, 2018; 11:00am – 1:00pm

This in-person meeting in Charlotte, NC is hosted by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and Care4Carolina will provide a closer look at the health insurance coverage gap issue, successful meetings with elected officials, and effective communication and media advocacy.  For more information contact Carla Obiol at carla.obiol@heart.org.

 

State Lobby Day – Tuesday, June 5, 2018

You’re the Cure NC’s annual signature advocacy event at the North Carolina Legislature in Raleigh.  This year the event will include training, meetings with lawmakers, a special walk with decision makers, and a tour of the Department of Insurance. For more information email Kim Chidester at kim.chidester@heart.org.

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