AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Bird-dogging at a rally
Project type(s) Other
Date completed 10/07/2006
Chapter Northeastern Ohio Universities COM and Pharmacy
Project Coordinator Pritha Dalal
Summary of project I went to a rally to use what we learned in our previous session with Laura and Hanni. The purpose was to get Sherrod Brown, who running for US senator in Ohio, to committ to $8 billion over 5 years for health care workers in Africa.

Content area HIV/AIDS
Number of participants 1
Participant hours involved 3 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost Free
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Project advertising Email- no people were too busy.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions It would have been helpful to have more people. The project was successful because I was able to get him to commit to the number that we wanted.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Honestly I was a little nervous about going but these events do make a difference. We had 3 different groups go to 3 cities around Ohio by that time he realized that the issue was important to many people in his state.