In this assignment, you create a one-page letter that you will send by email to a legislator or other policy maker to advocate for coverage of these three clinical preventive services ( 1.Hemochromatosis Screening, 2. Motor Vehicle Occupant Restraints, Counseling, 3. Tobacco Use in Children and Adolescents, Primary Care Interventions in a specified diverse population)
This must be a real letter to a real policy-maker. Your assignment will include a description of the process of creating and sending of the letter:
- The name and address of the person to whom the letter was sent. Explain why you chose this person and this population for your advocacy. What impact do you believe this person may have on what you are advocating for?
- Describe how this letter could work in conjunction with other advocacy efforts to promote coverage of these clinical preventive services. What other advocacy options might work, and why?
- Attach the letter, which must be a formal letter including the date, correct and complete address of the person, and your signature at the bottom
Also your assignment and letter should reflect about how non-governmental officials and interest groups can inform the lawmaking process and demonstrate that you have applied it to your advocacy.
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