On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 members of the COMPASS study team joined the NC chapter of “You’re the Cure” – the American Heart Association’s grassroots network at the capitol in Raleigh to participate in State Lobby Day. The COMPASS team met with lawmakers to advocate for: increased education about blood pressure, support for physical education in schools, tobacco prevention and cessation programs and an initiative to bring more healthy food options to corner stores across North Carolina.

For more information about “You’re the Cure” please visit: https://www.yourethecure.org/

COMPASS study PI, Pam Duncan with Senator Jerry Tillman.

COMPASS study team members Andrea Mullins, Rica Abbott and Pam Duncan with Senator Joyce Krawiec, joined by AHA advocacy committee member (and superstar!) Gretta King.

COMPASS study Stakeholder, Gladys Lundy and AHA advocacy members with Senator Jay Chaudhuri.