AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Seminar on taking action for Global HIV/AIDS
Project type(s) Other
Date completed 09/30/2006
Chapter Northeastern Ohio Universities COM and Pharmacy
Project Coordinator Pritha Dalal and Ben Bohatty
Summary of project We had the AMSA global AIDS/HIV fellow, Laura Frye, come in and talk to our group about taking action in the upcoming election season. She also brought a member of her committee with her and they led a group training session for our chapter.

Content area N/A
Number of participants 8
Participant hours involved 16 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost 16.00
Project funding Local chapter funds
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising We sent a mass email and then put up some fliers. We also had in class announcements. This was helpful to remind students about the event.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
4
Lessons/suggestions It would have been helpful if we had done the seminar during the week.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments I think this was helpful for any students that are intersted in getting involved with a cause but do not know what to do. They taught us techniques that actually are effective in getting the attention of politicians.