U.S.: Join us for a training on bird-dogging with Paul Davis, National Advocacy Coordinator for Housing Works on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2:30pm E.T.
The call will run for 90 minutes.
The focus of this training will be on how to speak truth to power and protect (to the best of our ability) the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid, and Medicare. We must demand that any ACA replacement must cover more people with less out-of-pocket costs, and we must make these demands directly and publicly to our elected officials.
RSVP for the call – and get call-in details – here:
Learn skills that will help you DEMAND that elected officials craft health policy that (among other things) covers more people, decreases out of pocket expenses, and does not discriminate against people with pre-existing conditions.
Bird-dogging is a strategy used by activists who seek out elected officials, pin them down with specific questions or information, and retrieve their views. Because of the effectiveness of face-to-face interaction, contact with elected officials at town hall meetings, tele-town halls, and local offices cannot be over-valued.
New and seasoned activists are highly encouraged to attend; those just wanting to learn more are also very welcome.
We must build relationships with our elected officials by communicating with them regularly. Remember, we are mighty when we raise our voices together. Please join us and invite others!
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