AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title AIDS Week Microbicide Letterwriting Campaign
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 03/02/2007
Chapter University of Missouri - Kansas City SOM
Project Coordinator Farheen Qurashi
Summary of project Set up a booth at entrance to medical school (from hospital clinics where all students work) with pre-written letters to sign, blank paper to write a letter from scratch, and phone numbers of every representative & senator in the country to make a phone call. Also provided information on what microbicides are, etc.

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 $0
Project funding
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising It was advertised with flyers/posters.
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
1
Lessons/suggestions Choose a busy time, make sure everyone in the chapter devotes time to the project and preparation, keep the booth manned, and make sure it is open for long periods of time.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Again, try to find a busy time/location, and make sure to use all online amsa handbooks/help!! It was amazingly helpful and really cut down on time.