Post an explanation of which three health advocacy priorities might be most important for health education and why. Explain which health advocacy priority you are most interested in and explain why. Then, describe how you might advocate for this health advocacy priority. Be specific and provide examples.
American School Health Association. (2014). Priority areas and core beliefs in action. Advocacy. Retrieved from http://www.ashaweb.org/news-events/advocacy/.
Dorfman, L., & Krasnow, I. D. (2014). Public health and media advocacy.
Annual Review of Public Health, 35, 293–306.
Note: Retrieved from Walden Library databases.
National Cancer Institute. (n.d.).
Pink book: Making health communication programs work. Bethesda, MD: National Cancer Institute, Office of Communications.
- “Stage 3: Implementing the Program” (pp. 91–105)
Making health communication programs work. Retrieved from: http://www.cancer.gov
National Peer Support Collaborative Learning Network. (2013). Community health worker advocacy toolkit: Changing health policy to promote sustainability.
Community Health Worker Advocacy Toolkit Retrieved from
Obar, J. A., Zube, P., & Lampe, C. (2012). Advocacy 2.0: An analysis of how advocacy groups in the United States perceive and use social media as tools for facilitating civic engagement and collective action.
Journal of Information Policy, 2, 1–25.
Obesity Action Coalition. (2016). Tips for writing your representatives.
Advocacy and Support. Retrieved from
Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). (n.d.). Advocacy. Retrieved on September 1, 2014, from