Make the Case for Your State!

 Make the Case for Your State!
Ask Congress to Support School Health and Physical Education
2015 SPEAK Out! Day – February 10-11

 SHAPE America’s 2015 SPEAK Out! Day on February 10-11, provides you with a rare opportunity to meet face to face with your members of Congress and seek federal support for school health and physical education.

As the map above shows, SHAPE America members from 10 states are already set to meet with their representatives on Capitol Hill. They will discuss the impact quality school health and physical education programs can have on students. Help build much needed Congressional support so that all children will benefit across the country.

 2015 Legislative Asks

 Cosponsor the PHYSICAL Act – designate health and physical education as core subjects in federal education law

Support PEP grant funding – the only federal education funding for physical education

With the holidays fast approaching, cross registering for SPEAK Out! Day off your to-do list. Make it a New Year’s resolution to advocate on behalf of your students on a national level! Make sure your state is well represented! The deadline to register is January 11.

Once you’ve signed up, let us know, using hashtag #SPEAKOutDay.


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