28 Mar 2016
Final Week of State Budget Negotiations
This week is already turning into a frenzy. With tons of advocacy and coalition groups vying for funding in this year's budget, the Capitol has turned into a zoo. One group is holding a 24-hour vigil in the Assembly chamber...
5 Mar 2015
It's Nice to Share
Sharing is nice, we learned in kindergarten, and here’s where it can really count. It’s super-easy to share our grassroots network with your friends and family, so their voices can help support CVD legislation too. We seriously need to...
9 Feb 2015
Want To Make A Difference? Here's How!
With 2015 legislative sessions underway, it’s a wonderful opportunity to reflect on ways that advocates can make a difference. How Can You Make an Impact? Here are some examples: Take Action (and make it personal): When you receive an action...
22 Jan 2015
You're the Cure Federal Advocacy Tips
Download this document for a quick one-page guide on how to effectively advocate for heart-health policies to your federal representatives.enclosure_image_url===https://yourethecure.org/AHA/Community/cfs-file.ashx/__key/telligent-evolution-components-attachments/01-01-00-00-00-00-36-14/YTC-Federal-Advocacy-Best-Practices.pdf
22 Jan 2015
You're the Cure Meeting Leave Behind
Download this form, fill out your "why," and bring it to a meeting with your federal representatives to help convey why heart-healthy policies should be a top priority during their time in office.enclosure_image_url===https://yourethecure.org/AHA/Community/cfs-file.ashx/__key/telligent-evolution-components-attachments/01-01-00-00-00-00-36-13/YTC-Leave-Behind.pdf
22 Jan 2015
You're the Cure LTE guide
Tips for writing a Letter to the Editor that will get published in your local paper and noticed by your federal representative.enclosure_image_url===https://yourethecure.org/AHA/Community/cfs-file.ashx/__key/telligent-evolution-components-attachments/01-01-00-00-00-00-36-12/YTC-Writing-a-Letter-to-the-Editor.pdf
4 Dec 2014
Your Special Power Moves Mountains
Do you know about your special power? Advocacy is the use of your power to influence someone who can give you what you want. As an American Heart Association You’re the Cure advocate you use the special power of your...
1 Oct 2014
Find Who Cares Like You Do
You care about helping Americans live healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. We know you care because you are a You’re the Cure Advocate, supporting our efforts to change policies that impact this. But we desperately need more...
5 Aug 2014
Help You're the Cure by Having a Party?!
Huh?! I can help You’re the Cure by having a party? You sure can, and it’s fun to do! Tupperware might have started the trend, but many since have figured out the beauty of sharing a message with a group...
27 Jan 2014
Use the Press to Push Policy Forward
The press influences people. As You’re the Cure grassroots advocates, we need to influence people. Put 2 and 2 together, and You’re the Cure advocates can use the press to influence people. Let’s do...