We explored different ways of influencing policymakers through a number of forms of letter writing in this course. For this discussion, you will explore other ways of working with campaigns. As a health advocate, it is important to assist candidates who support your issues to help bring about the desired change. There are a number of different ways you can help contribute during the process. Using the Connecticut Health Policy toolbox (2013c) as a guide, address the following in your discussions:
- How can you assist a campaign with a similar health agenda as your own? Provide examples as part of your discussion.
- What responsibility(s) AND what competency(s) of a Health Education Specialist does assisting a campaign fall under? Explain your choices