Health Care for All Through Local Action


Everybody In, Nobody Out

There are hundreds of ways for your chapter to be active in AMSA’s campaign for Universal Health Care. Events can be as simple as inviting lunch-time speakers to your school or as elaborate as organizing a rally or week-long action campaign in the community. Choose activities that are appropriate for your school and community, but remember that we don’t know what we are capable of until we push ourselves.

Lunch-Time Events

Lunch-time events are a great way to introduce the topic to many students at one time.

Local Activism

For a great resource on how to conduct all of these types of events, visit AMSA’s Activism Toolbox.

Take the Issue Into Hospitals & Your Community

Greater awareness of the problem and solutions can be brought about by taking the issue of health care reform into the hospitals and student-clinics we go to everyday.

Be Creative and Have Fun!

Remember, you’ve have to have fun while you’re organizing, because otherwise you’re not going to be able to mobilize others. Here are some examples of successful, fun activities in the past: