State Association Advocacy
Not only is it important to advocate at the federal level, but it's also essential to get involved at the state and local levels too. The best way to do this is by getting involved with your state association! They're your best resource for info related to state licensure, regulations, and upcoming issues.
Often, state associations will schedule meetings with local and state representatives to advocate for the professions. So, getting involved with your state association is a great way to jump into advocacy, as well as network with your future colleagues.
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More State Association Info
You can find more information about your state association—as well as state and local hot topics, trends, bills, and mandates, and additional resources—on ASHA's website.