Storytelling is a critical tool of advocacy. Amplify your health center story by joining in on these national celebrations. We encourage you to use the hashtag, #ValueCHCs, so we can follow along with your stories on social media. 

Advocacy Calendar 2022

January 2022

January 27: National Day of Action

February 2022

Black History Month


February 14 – 17: NACHC Policy & Issue Forum

February 17: National Day of Action

March 2022

April 2022

Minority Health Month 


April 5 – 11: Public Health Week

April 27: National Tell A Story Day

May 2022

Mental Health Awareness Month

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month 

Older Americans Month


May 3: Effective Meeting Follow-Up and Why it’s Important

May 6 – 12: Nurses Week

July 2022

July 4: Celebrate the 4th of July with Elected Officials at Community Events, Fairs, and Parades

August 2022

National Immunization Awareness Month

August 7 – 13:  National Health Center Week

August 28 – 30:  NACHC Community Health Institute & EXPO

September 2022

National Recovery Month 

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15)


September 1: 

September 6: Labor Day – CHCs are Economic Engines

September 13: How to Remedy Advocacy Apathy

October 2022

National Dental Hygiene Month 

Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15)


October 8: Voter Registration Deadline for Many States

November 2022

Diabetes Month 


November 11: Veterans Day

November 27: Small Business Saturday

December 2022

TBD: National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 14: Congressional Management Foundation Webinar – Using Research to Connect the Dots Between You and Your Lawmaker