Online Program

Public Health Advocacy: The Legal Basics

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Marice Ashe, JD, MPH, ChangeLab Solutions, Oakland, CA
This session is designed to help new and seasoned advocates understand the general ethics and legalities related to lobbying and advocacy. The presentation will address common advocacy and lobbying restrictions for employees in non-profit organizations and government agencies and the activities that public health advocates can participate in regardless of their employer and/or profession.

Learning Areas:

Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related research

Learning Objectives:
Compare different advocacy and lobbying activities, and identify the restrictions for employees in non-profit organizations and government agencies.

Keyword(s): Advocacy

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: For 37 years, Marice Ashe, CEO and founder of Oakland-based ChangeLab Solutions, has advocated steadfastly for public health, helping create communities where the healthiest choice is the easiest choice. The multiple pioneering strategies launched by ChangeLab Solutions have transformed our nation’s thinking about how to improve health and lower the cost of disease.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.