Advocacy Tips for educating a council or board
1. Sign up ten people to speak at the council or board meeting when topic is on meeting agenda, including several doctors. (A phone call is more effective outreach than email.)
2. Present the science. Send via email, give them hard copies and speak about it.
3. They need to feel good about their choice- help them to feel good about it!
4. Meet individually with council or board members.
5. Be respectful, focus on education.
6. For a general overview of the issues read: ElectroSmog-What Price Convenience?
Suggested support documents for opposing cell tower or antennae
Suggested documentation for removing Wi-Fi in schools:
EMF Analysis Collection of Wi-fi information: http://www.emfanalysis.com/just-say-no-to-wi-fi.html
European Environmental Agency advises the precautionary principle for wi-fi
Dr. Magda Havas open letter to schools and teachers on Wi-Fi health risks:
Austrian health director Dr. Gerd Oberfeld advising against wi-fi
Sweden Prof. Olle Johansson scientisit wi-fi letter:
EMF Resolution from the European Parliament.
Wi-Fi Health and Safety Advice (flyer)
International resolution advocating a precautionary approach to the use and expansion of wireless technologies 2009: Porto Alegre Resolution
Make flyers, copy and handout. When people don’t know about an issue a flyer is the best tool for educating.
Start a petition, collect signatures on paper and actively circulate the petition online. Starting a petition in a school setting may not be advised however.
Send an email to the community and to the newspaper editor and include the link to the online petition.