EMarch 16, 2023
Alecia Sanders, North Carolina Alliance for Health Partner Engagement Coordinator
In case you missed it, Day of Action on Thursday, March 9, was a huge success! THANK YOU to everyone who participated in any way! You can see a summary of actions below. This does not include the countless social media posts.
Day of Action Summary
- 118 Zoom Participants
- 196 new signers of the letter of support
- 209 online actions
- 188 total action alerts sent to legislators
Day of Action may be over but the work still continues! The action alert is still available and makes it quick and easy to send an email to your representative and senator. Contacting your legislator is one of the most critical ways that you can support school meals for all! You can find more ways to support school meals for all in this advocacy guide.
- Day of Action Survey
- Use the action alert to contact your legislators and let them know that you support school meals for all. It only takes a couple of minutes!
- If you are willing to partner in writing an op-ed or letter to the editor in your area please contact Alecia to discuss next steps.
- Make sure you’re registered for upcoming coalition meetings! Our next meeting will be Monday, April 10, at 1:00 pm.
- Sign the letter of support online or download a copy to print.
- Use this template to invite your friends to join us in this critical work.
- Letter of support for printing
- Key legislator contact information
- Coalition key partner feature resources: MountainWise
- Social Media Toolkit
- School Meals For All NC Zoom Backgrounds
School Meals for All NC in the Media
- Leah Carper: North Carolina should provide school meals to all students. It did for me. (News&Record)
- NC school meal debt reaches a record $3.1 million, prompting calls for permanent free lunch (WFAE)
- A coalition for those who care about school meals (EdNC)
- ‘Too hungry to learn’: NC advocates rally lawmakers for free school lunches statewide (ABC11)