Policy and Advocacy Resources

NYSPHA relies on the community support of its members to successfully achieve its mission. This work is monumental, and we cannot do it alone. Together, we can effect change which promotes the health of all New Yorkers. 

Below, you can find several guides to assist in your advocacy work. If you have additional questions, or would like to get involved directly with NYSPHA, please email advocacy@nyspha.org. 

8/14/2022 - NYSPHA submitted comments on draft state regulations (NYCRR 9, Parts 128 and 129) on Adult-Use Cannabis Packaging and Labeling and Marketing and Advertising. Click here to read the comments. 

PAC Mission and Guiding Principles

This document provides information on NYSPHA's Policy and Advocacy Committees mission and guiding principles. 

Making You Voice Heard: Lobbying & Advocacy for Nonprofits

This guide was assembled by the Lawyers Alliance for New York and Equity Advocates.

PAC Advocacy Guide

A guide to begin you on your advocacy journey. The NYSPHA Advocacy Handbook provides an introduction to advocacy, as well as information on how to contact your representatives in Albany. 

3/22/2022 - APHA- Sponsored "Public Health Advocacy - The Basics".  Watch the webinar at: https://www.changelabsolutions.org/product/public-health-advocacy-basics 

Slides for the webinar are available <here>  

APHA Speak for Health Slides

APHA 2021 Affiliate Advocacy and Policy Survey Report

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