State Level

Find Your Elected Officials

Reach out to your elected officials directly on legislation that is important to you to help effect change!

– Find your legislators on the Tennessee General Assembly Site
– Find the state’s Congress members by reviewing the US Congress Site

2021 Hill Week

Review these materials for a recap of TAND’s advocacy efforts in 2021.

Watch Recording
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National Level

Action Alerts

Action Alerts are designed by the Academy for TAND members to ask local legislators for their support of nutrition-related legislation.

How to Complete Action Alerts from the Academy

  1. Login to your Academy account here
  2. Review the Action Alerts that are currently available
  3. Click on an individual Action Alert to read more about it and send messages to legislators

Nutrition and Dietetics Advocacy Summit

Formerly known as the Public Policy Workshop, the Nutrition and Dietetics Advocacy Summit allows you to review key policy issues impacting the dietetics profession and connect with other professionals to sharpen advocacy skills.

The Academy will be holding this event virtually on January 25-27, 2022. Click here to find out more information.

Academy Advocacy Efforts

Stay up-to-date on what is happening at the national level and review resources offered by the Academy here.