Each year, the UPHA Advocacy Unit works with partners like USOPHE to host an Advocacy Academy. This event includes training and hands-on experience at the Capitol during the legislative session.
The 2020 Advocacy Academy was held Wednesday, February 26th. Participants received hands-on training in advocacy and education, including direct interaction with legislators. Topics included access to healthcare and Medicaid expansion, climate change and air quality, ensuring public health funding, and tobacco prevention and control.
Learn more about past events: