Civic Health Month
Civic Health Month is a collaboration between health care organizations that support civic engagement, voter registration nonprofits that support health care, and individual healthcare providers passionate about civic engagement.
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August is Civic Health Month
Civic Health Month is a nonpartisan collaboration between healthcare organizations, voter registration organizations, and providers aimed at making the connection between civic engagement and healthcare. Civic Health Month showcases the ongoing civic engagement functions of organizations across the healthcare spectrum and focuses and highlights these efforts throughout the month of August.
The partnering organizations of Civic Health Month all envision a more inclusive American democracy. They are all creating a future where patients and providers alike are empowered to fix the health care system by inviting their voices into the democratic process.
A wide array of partnering organizations recommend targeted actions that healthcare providers can take throughout the month to help their patients, colleagues, and communities increase their levels of civic engagement.
View our growing list of partnering organizations who have already enlisted as Civic Health Month 2020 Partners.
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Are you a civic engagement organization or health care institution looking to get involved in 2020? Join our effort and enlist as a Civic Health Month 2020 partner.
Civic Health Month is a nonpartisan effort. Our goal is to increase civic engagement among all patients and providers because much of our healthcare system and healthcare experiences are determined by the policies our elected officials implement. We are nonpartisan because we believe in a truly democratic process and aspire towards an American democracy that is inclusive to all. Civic Health Month does not support or oppose any political party or candidate for office, nor do we take any positions on specific policy issues. Rather, we hope that everyone takes it upon themselves to be politically engaged and informed so that they can vote for those that best represent their interests. Any and all views expressed by individuals or partners are their own and do not constitute the views or position of Civic Health Month as a whole.