The Society for Pubic Health Education. October 13015, 2018. A two-and-a-half-day meeting in Washington, DC. that increases the capacity of health education professionals and students to engage in effective advocacy for a common health education agenda at national, state and local levels. The Summit enables public health leaders to share advocacy training, materials, and resources.
This guide facilitates the action steps needed to educate policymakers on relevant health policy issues. It stems from the curriculum of SOPHE’s State Health Policy Institute (SHPI) that ran from 2009-2011.
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) seeks to secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy. CSGV is composed of 47 national organizations working to reduce gun violence. Our coalition members include religious organizations, child welfare advocates, public health professionals, and social justice organizations. This diversity of member organizations allows us to reach a wide variety of grassroots constituencies who share our vision of non-violence.
Made up of the foremost gun law attorneys in the nation, the Law Center tracks and analyzes firearms legislation in all 50 states, files amicus briefs in critical Second Amendment cases across the country, and works with lawmakers and advocates to craft and promote legislation that will reduce gun violence and save lives.
Much like Mothers Against Drunk Driving was created to reduce drunk driving, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was created to demand action from legislators, state and federal; companies; and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms.
POLITICO is a nonpartisan, Washington-based political journalism organization that serves as the one-stop shop for fast in-depth coverage of the White House, Congress, politics and policy. They maintain a webpage dedicated to the latest news regarding gun control policy.
Based in Newtown, Connecticut, the intent is to honor all victims of gun violence by turning a tragedy into a moment of transformation by providing programs and practices that protect children from gun violence.
States United to Prevent Gun Violence is a grassroots network of 32 state affiliates working to make our communities and families safer. As part of our 50 State Solution to end gun violence, we support existing state-based gun violence prevention groups and bring new partners into the movement.
Students for Concealed Carry on Campus is a national, non-partisan, grassroots organization advocating that holders of state-issued concealed handgun licenses should be allowed the same measure of personal protection on college campuses that current laws afford them virtually everywhere else.