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How to campaign

Morgan, Arthritis Research UK Campaign manager, and Debs looking at paperwork

Our campaign toolkit is designed to support you to campaign for the big ideas and little changes you'd like to see in your local area to help people living with arthritis break free.

You can help to make sure your local politicians are champions for people with arthritis and spread the news about the issues your community faces. From meeting your MP to doing press and social media, we'll give you advice, support and tips on how you can campaign in your local area to push back the limits of arthritis.

  • Fiona, Arthritis Research UK campaign officer, and Graciela creating a mind map

    What is campaigning

    Campaigning is about getting change and making your community better. It's a way to get action on the issues that matter to you and people with arthritis.

  • Debs and Morgan, Arthritis Research UK campaign manager, looking at mind maps

    Planning your campaign

    You’ve identified an issue you want to campaign on. What are the next steps? Here's our guide to planning your campaign and some useful resources

  • Two people having a meeting in an office environment

    Involving your politicians

    Local politicians can be great allies in campaigning for change and raising awareness. They may be able to help you reach your decision maker.

  • People stood around a table

    Spreading the word

    There are lots of ways to get the message out. Here are some top tips on building up your campaign, from traditional press and media, to using social media, to running events.

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