Advocacy Tools for Healthcare Reform

Welcome! This section of the Web site features materials we hope will be useful to health care advocates across the country.

  • Guides that explain the basics of public programs and provide tips for effective advocacy
  • Action Kits (includes tool kits from our annual grassroots conferences)
  • New on the Web offers you an archive of our periodic e-mail notices of reports and other resources that are available on the Web.
  • The Health Care Glossary provides comprehensive definitions for commonly used health care terms and acronyms (updated January 2011).
  • Advocacy & Media Tip Sheets offer pointers for writing to your elected officials, holding meetings with them, and otherwise making your advocacy more effective.
  • ImPRESSive, Families USA’s archive of media guides, offers tips for working with the media to get your message out.
  • Archive of our Conference Call for State Advocates Series.
  • Other Tools: information from other organizations.