April 2013 Assignments
- Ask your Representative's Health Legislative Assistant to attend a Congressional Briefing via email and phone call.
- Anticipate Action Alerts throughout the month of May for Arthritis Action Month. Add your personal story to each message.
- If possible, volunteer to recruit advocates at your local Arthritis Walk. Find a walk near you by downloading the National Arthritis Walk Schedule or visiting the Arthritis Walk webpage. Learn more about serving as an advocacy volunteer in the Arthritis Walk Resource Center.
BCC: email@example.com when emailing your Health Legislative Assistant. If your HLA plans to attend the briefing, notify firstname.lastname@example.org and encourage your HLA to RSVP to Jennifer Leib at email@example.com or (202) 484-1100.
I hope this finds you well! May is Arthritis Action month and in recognition, the Congressional Arthritis Caucus is hosting a briefing on May 9th titled, “The Value of NIH Public-Private Partnerships in Advancing Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis.” Event information is below, do you think you will be able to attend? I would love to have someone from Rep. XXX’s office at the event!
What: The Value of NIH Public-Private Partnerships in Advancing Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
When: Thursday, May 9th, 12-1PM
Where: Cannon 122
Who: Sponsored by the Congressional Arthritis Caucus in partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, American Society of Clinical Rheumatologists, and the Personalized Medicine Coalition
RSVP: To RSVP, please contact Jennifer Leib at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 484-1100.
Thanks very much for your support,
Hi XXXX, this is [your name] from [your city]. I’m calling today to follow up on an email I sent two days requesting your attendance at a Congressional Briefing scheduled May 9th from 12-1PM titled, “The Value of NIH Public-Private Partnerships in Advancing Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis.” I will love to have someone from the office attend the event. Can you please let me know if someone will be there? I can be reached via email at XXXX or phone at XXXX. Thanks very much!