We would like to invite you to register to attend the 2021 Digital Lobby Week! Although we can't meet in person this year we hosting a week long event that people take part from wherever they are, when they have time. Together we will successfully fight for laws that prevent heart disease and stroke and help make a difference in the lives of thousands of people in Minnesota.
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We will be offering a series of different actions throughout the week to help pass our priorities. We are working to make sure that everyone from every corner of the state can make their voice heard. We are taking different actions on different days. You can take part in as many as you like! If you cannot attend one day, don't worry, you can do the following!
Here is the schedule for the week:
Monday, February 22nd-
A training and kickoff call: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Tweets to lawmakers: Take a few moments to tweet your lawmaker in the afternoon or evening
Tuesday, February 23rd-
Emails to lawmakers: Take a few moments to email your lawmaker during the day
Wednesday, February 24th-
Share our stories: Take a few minutes to record a video or write why you volunteer with AHA on social media
Thursday, February 25th-
Meetings with lawmakers or phone calls to lawmakers
- Meetings with lawmakers with be either 15 or 30 minutes long
- Phone calls to lawmakers will take a few minutes anytime you choose throughout the day
Issues we will be advocating for include:
Healthy Kid's Meals - Legislation that will make healthier sides and beverages the default options in kids' meals.
Restricting the Sale of Flavored Tobacco - Legislation that will eliminate the sale of all flavored tobacco products to help prevent youth use.
- Tobacco Tax - A dollar increase will help prevent youth from starting to smoke and raise important revenue for the state.