ca letter to an elected official on an emerging public health issue

HW#

The purpose of this assignment is to identify an emerging public health issue that you are passionate about and write a letter to your elected officials to bring attention to your issue.

Part 1:

Identify an emerging public health issue that you are passionate about as the topic of your letter to the elected official.

Part 2:

Read the PDF “Writing a letter to your elected officials” and follow the tips on how to write a letter to your elected officials. Next, locate the elected official that you would like to reach. You can select a local California representative or your state senator or congressman/woman. Refer to our lecture from Week 12: Advocacy, Policy and Change Strategies for tips on how to incorporate storytelling into the letter for your elected official.

Part 3: (One and a half pages or two single spaced)

Use the sample template provided as an example of how to write a letter to your chosen elected official on your emerging issue. Please proofread your letter before submitting it.