Newsletter Feature - CO
Advocacy In Action 2024
Every year, American Heart Association volunteers gather at their state capitols to advocate for public policies that will result in a world of longer, healthier lives. Some of the advocacy events that have already occurred this year are listed below.
To see more on upcoming advocacy events occurring across the country, like and follow our You're the Cure Facebook page!
hero_image_alt_text===Arizona Lobby Day
🎸Join our Rockstar Grassroots Training in February❤️
We've had a great February celebrating American Heart Month with you, and we will wrap it up by spending time with advocates across our region in an exciting virtual event created just for you!
Proposition II passes in Colorado
In case you missed it:
Proposition II, Preschool For ALL Coloradans, which provides universal free preschool for all children in Colorado, passed. Colorado took a huge step towards investing in the future of our state’s kids.
thumbnail_alt_text===Photo by Segun Osunyomi on Unsplash
Advocates Get a "Taste of Advocacy"
Thank you to our advocates who were able to come out for a Taste of Advocacy last week in Denver. It was a great opportunity to hear from a Denver council member, as well as meet other advocates.
hero_image_alt_text===Council member Flor Alvidrez talks to AHA advocates
thumbnail_alt_text===Council member Flor Alvidrez talks to AHA advocates
Vote Yes on Colorado ii
While we are busy preparing for the 2024 legislative session, the Colorado advocacy team is also weighing in on a ballot measure coming this November to Colorado.
hero_image_alt_text===Children in preschool
thumbnail_alt_text===Children in preschool
Southwest Region Advocates Share Experiences with Legislators
Seven advocates represented the Southwest Region in Washington, D.C., in May to ask their elected representatives to support nutrition and food security programs in the 2023 farm bill.
Update on Food Security Efforts
Legislative Priorities Take Different Trajectories
Midway through the 2023 Colorado Legislative Session, our priorities are taking different trajectories. One initiative is skyrocketing and could be voted on today, while another is waiting to be addressed.
Advocates Gather at Capitol
Colorado had a strong turnout for its Go Red at the Capitol event on Feb. 2, with just under 40 advocates on hand.
Go Red at the Capitol Day
Like many states, Colorado has been gearing up for the 2023 Legislative Session that began on Jan. 9. The elections in November resulted in the largest Democratic majorities in the State House and Senate in recent Colorado history.