Join us (again!) for a Social Media Engagement Campaign for August Congressional Recess

Medical Research is at Risk. We Need Cures, Not Cuts!

Research!America Blog

The August congressional recess is here! Members of Congress are back home for the month long break. Now’s the time to speak up and urge policy makers to make research for health a higher national priority before they return to Capitol Hill and make decisions that will affect the health and prosperity of our nation. Join Research!America’s social media congressional recess campaign, Medical Research is at Risk. We Need Cures, Not Cuts! Customize your messages with statistics, patient/researcher stories, examples of innovative research, and descriptions of the impact of sequestration to help make research part of the national conversation on social media and beyond.

Follow us on Twitter @ResearchAmerica and use the hashtag #curesnotcuts. We will also be posting updates on our Facebook page and we encourage you to engage your representatives on social media channels as well.

Sample Twitter messages:

  • .@RepJohnDoe, sequestration=fewer doses of vaccines for the flu…

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