Use Social Media to Advocate

Thank you to all who engaged on social media during our two-day SPEAK Out! Day event on Capitol Hill! We invite you to continue advocating and showcasing your support from home. Social media is a powerful and necessary tool in our fight for #MoreTitleIV funding!

  • Use these sample social media messages to encourage colleagues, family and friends to join your efforts to “speak out” for school health and physical education! And, don't forget to tweet directly to your lawmaker!
  • Official hashtags to use include #SpeakOutDay, #SHAPEAdvocacy and #MoreTitleIV!
  • Watch and share highlights to help educate your followers pn this critical and timely push for more funding.
  • Tweet to Family & Friends: #MoreTitleIV and other HPE Hashtags of Your Choice

    • Health and PE are where students learn how to stay healthy and active. Let's ask lawmakers to fully fund TitleIV, Part A under ESSA! #MoreTitleIV
    • When students are active and healthy they do better in school + in life! Join me in advocating for #MoreTitleIV funds for health and PE!
    • $1.6 billion in ESSA funding under Title IV, Part A is at risk of being cut! Tell #Congress, we need #MoreTitleIV!
    • Well-rounded education includes #healthed + #physed. Let's ensure these programs get the funding they deserve! #MoreTitleIV
    • Let's make the case for #MoreTitleIV #ESSA funding. Join me in supporting #HPE! Send this advocacy action alert with me!

    Tweet Directly to Your Congressional Representatives: #SPEAKOutDay and #MoreTitleIV

    • (fill in your lawmaker’s handle) Give schools the funding access they need to provide a well-rounded education! #MoreTitleIV please!
    • (fill in your lawmaker’s handle) Let’s not make school districts have to choose to support one program over another. Support #MoreTitleIV
    • (fill in your lawmaker’s handle) Kids need to have opportunities to lead active, healthy lives. It starts w/ effective #HPE in schools. Support #MoreTitleIV
    • (fill in your lawmaker’s handle) Thank you for meeting with me today + hearing my story of how #HPE directly impact students. Please continue to support #MoreTitleIV
    • (fill in your lawmaker’s handle) PE + health = student success! Check out the benefits! #MoreTitleIV

    More Tweetable Ideas: #MoreTitleIV, #EdPolicy, #ESSA and #SHAPEAdvocacy

    • Tweet about your local and national advocacy opportunities, including feedback from lawmakers and any other stakeholder meetings.
    • Continue to share stories of local impact throughout the school year on social media and tag your lawmakers when possible.
    • Connect and directly engage with your representatives  throughout the coming weeks!

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    • Use the SPEAK Out! Day geofilters in the House, Senate buildings and during the prep session!

    Use our #SPEAKOutDay Geofilter

    Swipe to find our geofilter while on Capitol Hill and during the prep day session.