Tag: IRL


This week's HAchat: Awareness Events

[caption id="attachment_4802" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Image credit: SewPixie on Flickr"][/caption] To keep going with our July Health Activism IRL theme - let's delve into the ever-important aspect of in-person awareness events. These are the walks, talks, fundraisers, and other gatherings that help rally together a team of people for the same cause. Have you attended an event…

Walk Your A.S. Off – Celebrating World Ankylosing Spondylitis Day EVERY Day!

May 5th marked the celebration of World Ankylosing Spondylitis Day but we’re thrilled to see Ankylosing Spondylitis Health Activists raising awareness all month (and year!) long.  Meet Jenna Visscher, creator of Walk Your A.S. Off, a walking event that brings together Health Activists all over the globe to join in tracking steps to circle the…

Health Activism In Real Life Webinar Follow-Up

I do not endorse having offline events atop snowy mountains but to each his/her own! Last night I was joined by hard-working Health Activist Jen Pettit to discuss her experiences with offline activism and to hear her tips for others who may want to do their own in-person events or education sessions. She offered great…
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