Letter writing to support sickle cell disease (SCD) can be applied in so many different ways for effective action and advocacy. This toolkit explains different types of letters and how they are used in various scenarios to help build confidence in your advocacy journey.
This toolkit will help you learn how to: advocate, write a bill, and work with legislators in your state.
This toolkit can help community and clinical leaders implement successful and sustainable community health worker (CHW) programs. This CHW toolkit will cover what CHW programs are and what is suggested to start a program on your own as well as the benefits to your organization and your SCD community.
Sharing your story with the media is becoming a common opportunity for many SCD Warriors. However, you want to be prepared and ready to adapt. This toolkit will help you think through the best way to break your story.
Facing severe pain that requires immediate treatment is an unfortunate reality for many individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD). This toolkit includes resources and strategies to improve care for SCD warriors in the emergency room (ER).
This toolkit provides resources to assist mentees and mentors in making the most of the mentoring relationship.
Use this worksheet as a guide for preparing your story to share with legislators.
Meeting with your legislator? Don’t go empty-handed! Sick Cells has developed this legislative one-pager to help you advocate!
This toolkit provides tips for virtual meetings with legislators.
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Authors Yasmeen Long and Esther Krofah of FasterCures at The Miliken Institute have written an action plan to address diversity across clinical trials and biomedical research.
This guide helps sickle cell warriors bring intentionality to their diet & nutrition in order to help support the body in its healing