05.06.2020

Advocate2Vaccinate 2020: Letter to the Editor Successes

With more than 35 letters to the editor pitched and 11 published pieces, Shot@Life champions were busy rallying support for global immunization programs during this year’s Advocate2Vaccinate activation. This spring, they reached readers in 8 states across the country: Idaho, North Carolina, Washington, New York, Tennessee, Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri.

Here are a few highlights:

Share the LTEs on Social Media:

Make sure to thank your fellow champions if they appear on this list by sharing their pieces with your social networks. Showing your support for their work during A2V helps your legislators know that global childhood immunization programs are important to their voters. Not sure what to say?

Try this easy message:

“Proud to see my fellow @ShotAtLife champion advocating for global childhood immunization programs in their local newspaper! Thanks to @______ for reminding readers that #VaccinesWork.”

Check out the full list here:

  • Katie Blanton is the Senior Associate, Communications for the United Nations Foundation’s Shot@Life campaign. Prior to joining UNF, Katie worked as a field organizer on a Senate campaign in Houston, Texas. Katie has a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Science with a focus on Global Health and Health Policy from Harvard University. While in college,...