Good policy saves lives.
Advocacy is at the core of Respiratory Health Association’s mission to prevent lung disease, promote clean air and help people live better through education, research and policy change. Whether it’s reducing the dangers we face from air pollution, preventing tobacco use or improving access to health care, Respiratory Health Association is committed to advancing policies to protect lung health and help people living with disease today and in future generations.Sign Up for Action Alerts
Volunteers and community members work together with our staff locally, in Springfield and at our nation’s capital to advocate for policies that protect the air we breathe and improve the lives of people affected by lung disease.
WHAT WE DO
RHA’S POLICY INITIATIVES
Learn about RHA’s current efforts to shape policy for healthy lungs and clean air for all.
RHA is recognized as a lung health leader; review some of the milestone achievements in our policy efforts.
HOW WE DO IT
Add your voice to the efforts to protect lung health by joining our E-Advocacy Team.
RHA’s Advocacy Champions are lung health advocates who have a personal connection to our mission and are willing to share their stories with lawmakers.
Join us for in-person visits with local, state and federal lawmakers.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS FOR HEALTHY LUNGS
Guided by health equity principles, RHA’s Health Professionals for Healthy Lungs (HPHL) brings together health professionals across Illinois who share our vision of healthy lungs and clean air for all.