Newsletter Feature - AL
Don’t worry, Southeast: We’re back!
We are so excited to announce that our You're the Cure advocacy chats WILL be back and ready to hit the ground running in August.
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Alabama Legislative Session 2019 Recap
Alabama's 2019 Regular Legislative Session was filled with sadness with the news of the passing of two of our friends and colleagues. Representative Dimitri Polizos, R- Montgomery, passed at the beginning of session from a heart attack and ended with the loss of Representative Jimmy Martin, R- Clanton, passing from cancer. Not only did we lose two colleagues this session, but other members suffered from illness. Newly-elected Senator David Burkette, D-Montgomery, suffered a stroke early on this session and Representative Victor Gaston, R- Mobile, suffered from a brain aneurysm.
Join us June 24th
We know May is a busy month, filled with graduation ceremonies, end of the school year activities, and the start of summer! As such, we will not host our You're the Cure Advocacy Chat this month and will pick up again in June. We invite you to join us on June 24th!
Save Your Spot: April Advocacy Chat
Our next 30-minute East Region Advocacy Chat is quickly approaching! Save your spot now for our next call on Tuesday, April 30th at 11:30 a.m. EST / 10:30 a.m. CST.
Save Your Spot for March's Advocacy Chat
We're already preparing for our next monthly 30-minute advocacy chat on Monday, March 25th at 11:30 a.m. EST. On this call, we will share which policies are gaining traction in the eastern reason and ways you can help.
FDA Takes Action to Limit E-Cig Sales
Thanks to the efforts of advocates like you, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is listening to us and wants to limit the sale and access to certain flavored tobacco products like e-cigarettes.
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AHA's New Brand
For nearly 100 years, the American Heart Association has been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives.
Meet the AHA's new president
Advocacy Tips for Summer
Summer is the season for the beach, backyard picnics, and pool parties. But it's also the time to make a real difference in your community and improve your advocacy skills. Here are five easy things you can do this summer to be an even more powerful advocate:
American Stroke Month 2018
Did you know that stroke is a leading cause of death and preventable disability with 7 million American adults having had a stroke? Or that someone has a stroke every 40 seconds?