SOPHE Advocacy Resources

Health Education in Schools Advocacy Materials SOPHE has developed materials to educate policymakers about the Every Student Succeeds Act and opportunities for implementing health education in schools.

The materials include:


Partnerships In Community Health (PICH) Toolkit 

SOPHE’s PICH Funding Toolkit to educate policymakers about the PICH program.

Components include:

  • Current PICH grantees
  • Appropriation letters and fact sheets
  • Key congressional committee members

Medicaid Toolkit

SOPHE’s Medicaid Toolkit includes:

  • Current health reform legislation
  • Budget proposals
  • Appropriation letters and fact sheets
  • Key congressional committee members


Medicaid Toolkit Slides

Budget Impact Stories

Alaska New Hampshire
Colorado South Carolina
Idaho Washington

Health Reform

The Law Implementation
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act CBO Letter on Discretionary Funding
Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 NGA Implementation Chart
House Summary
Health Reform Impact by Congressional District
House Section-by-Section Analysis
The Case for Prevention
Senate Summary
Impact of Repealing Health Reform by Congressional District
Senate Section-by-Section Analysis
ACA Supreme Court Decision

Additional Resources

Health Education Advocate
What is a Health Education Specialist
Advocacy 101 Slides
SOPHE's Chronic Disease Policy Website
SOPHE's Health Equity Project Web page
Federal Policy & Health Equity Slides
SOPHE Comments and Testimonies