Feelin' one of those "I walked 10 miles, uphill, in the snow, with no shoes, to school and back every day" kinda stories coming on!
I really wish we had this kind of technology to reach out and share our stories/concerns/joys when Josh was little!
#JusticeForEthan as a true grassroots effort
If you're wondering where that name came from, and why I'm writing about it, give her site a peek!
Gail is using her extensive resources to cover #JusticeForEthan all week. With this coverage, we're really branching out and getting our message to a new group of people. We're broadening our audience to include health care professionals of all types, media professionals, and policy types. She put some time and effort into making a compiled list of some of the highlights of the movement (it's a work in progress). She hit a lot of the major points in a really short time. (We've been living with this for eight months, Gail joined us less than a week ago!)
Share YOUR Voice
To add your voice - go to Demand Design and register. She's building a separate "community" for Down syndrome and you can post your articles there.
The object is that everyone uses the #CPHC hashtag, and communicates in what they call a stream (I think). When it's over, they produce a transcript for those who couldn't participate so they can follow all the action. (You really must see this to believe it). #CPHC has a regular (and I might add HUGE!) audience, but anyone can participate.
Today we talked about several issues, including the idea of a "safety sign" and what the #JusticeForEthan movement needs to keep working and moving forward. I know there are LOTs of opinions out there, different from mine, and I sincerely hope we get to see more of them as this week progresses.
There is so much more to come this week! I'm SUPER excited!