Your Voice matters!
WyCo needs you to advocate for good health policy
The HCW Policy Committee was created to advocate for policies that create a thriving community .
This is what we do:
Craft and update an annual policy agenda for the entire Healthy Communities Wyandotte coalition
Recommend specific health-related policies to the HCW networks and community for advocacy-action
Use our professional networks, to distribute timely policy-related information to the wider Wyandotte County Community.
Advocacy Events and Opportunities
Find YOUR legislator (and get in touch)
Show your support for KanCare Expansion:
Ask your lawmakers to raise the age for sale of tobacco products to age 21. Sign the Raise The Age KS petition here.
How a bill becomes a state law in Kansas: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/m/pdf/how_bill_law.pdf
Intro to Advocacy
Check out KC Healthy Kids' resources to find out about the process for submitting testimony to our state legislature: https://www.kchealthykids.org/program/advocacy/
Register to vote here: www.ksvotes.org