Actress | Survivor | Advocate | Speaker

Posts Tagged ‘Activism’

ac•tiv•ism: the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change

ac•tiv•ism: the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change

Some time ago, a question was posed to me and several people who had lost family members to various types of medical harm: “What do you prefer to be called – Patient Advocates or Patient Activists?”  My immediate response was that I am an Advocate. I am a Survivor who cares for patients, educates and supports them through awareness. I really did not think of myself as an Activist. I hate politics and somewhere my brain connected those two terms together in a negative way.  But the more I pondered the question;

Read the rest of this entry »

Read more

Latest Posts

Be Sociable! Follow me and like the Fan Page for the Alliance.

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On LinkedinVisit Us On Youtube
SPM_logo

Alicia’s work recognized by the Caregiver Action Network.

Alicia Cole honored byt the Caregiver Action Network.