Make Sure HIV Is Talked About During the U.S. Presidential Debate!
September 28, 2012
Dear AU Advocate:
The first televised presidential debate is Wednesday, October 3. With your help and a little social media know-how, we can get HIV/AIDS on the national stage and ensure that President Obama and Governor Romney are asked how they will address HIV in the United States. Starting today, advocates across the country will tweet debate moderator Jim Lehrer of the PBS News Hour in an effort to get him to ask President Obama and Governor Romney what they would do to end HIV in the U.S.
Use any of these sample tweets:
You can also create your own tweet with a personal story, photo, or another compelling statistic. Be sure to send @NewsHour and include #DebateHIV. Then encourage your friends, colleagues, and family to do the same!
This is just the first opportunity to hit the Twittersphere with questions for the candidates. Be sure to stay tuned to your inbox for the latest information on how you can make HIV a priority issue in this presidential election.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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