Take Action!

We need YOU to help us change systems to better serve Hoosier families. Below are six ways you can engage beginning today.

1. Sign up for Institute Updates & Action Alerts

By signing up for our email list, you will be the first to know about our research publications and you will receive our action alerts with quick, easy asks.  Sign up below!

2. Share Your Story

Through stories, we can identify new areas where change is needed and support existing policy priorities. Sharing a personal story can interrupt damaging rhetoric and break down existing stereotypes or false beliefs about how the world works. When permission is granted, we share stories submitted to us on social media, in meetings with lawmakers, and at public events.

3. Sign on in Support of Our Policy Priorities

Sign-on letters demonstrate broad-based support for policy change. Sign on in support of legislation to:

4. Tell your Lawmaker about a Priority You'd Like Them To Support

Find your state lawmakers.

Learn how easy it is to make a call to your state lawmaker with this 3-minute video!

If there isn't a specific bill on the issue you care about or the legislature is not currently in session, you can still make a call! Let your lawmakers know what issue you'd like them to support or work on and why.

5. Donate

Your donations fund our time at the Statehouse and the Capitol.

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6. Become a Change Champion

Ready to do more? Email us! We've worked with committed advocates on a variety of initiatives, including launching social media campaigns, writing letters to the editor, setting up advocacy trainings for their group, and connecting with lawmakers.