There are three workgroups of the Find It, Fix It, Fund It action drive that are taking focused action towards specific goals. All have open membership. Click here
to join a workgroup. You can also view a presentation on the structure of the action drive and the workgroups you can join
.Connecting Constituents with Policymakers Workgroup
Co-chaired by the Chris Corcoran (Connecticut Children’s Healthy Homes Program) and Dr. Brenda Reyes
The Connecting Constituents with Policymakers Workgroup strives to increase funding for HUD, CDC, and EPA lead poisoning prevention, lead hazard control, and healthy homes. They engage constituents to meet with their members of Congress.
The next Connecting Constituents with Policymakers Workgroup meeting will be held in conjunction with the Grassroots Outreach and Media Workgroup on November 15, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern.National Roundtable
Co-chaired by Julie Kruse (NCHH) and Joanne Zurcher (National Environmental Health Association).
The National Roundtable develops policy goals, carries out administrative and legislative advocacy, and designs transition recommendations for the next Congress and administration.
The next National Roundtable meeting will be held November 16, 2016, at 1 p.m. Eastern.Political Will and Strategy WorkgroupCo-chaired by Ruth Ann Norton (Green and Healthy Homes Initiative) and Julie Kruse (NCHH).
The Political Will and Strategy Workgroup is a subgroup of the National Roundtable. Their goal is to create the political will and strategy to ensure Congress, the new administration, and other policymakers act to eradicate lead poisoning in five years and provide follow-up services to children exposed to lead.
The next Political Will and Strategy meeting will be incorporated into the National Roundtable meeting on November 16, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern.Grassroots Advocacy Committee
Co-chaired by Jo Miller (J. Miller & Associates, Inc.) and Kara Eastman (Omaha Healthy Kids Alliance).
The Grassroots Advocacy Committee's purpose is to increase awareness and build a strong and diverse base of passionate and active supporters through directed social media, media, and grassroots outreach. They give a voice to those affected by lead poisoning and find an audience for their stories.
The next Grassroots Advocacy Committee meeting will be held on February 8, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern.
For more information on these workgroup meetings, please contact Sarah Goodwin