Generate Media Attention

Generate Media Attention


Social Media Checklist

1. Add relevant hashtags and tag @CARE in each social post. Always include a photo or an image with your post and tweet.

2. Follow CARE on social media! Feel free to like or share our content with the candidates and current Members of Congress you think need to know about global development and ending poverty. Make sure to tag them in your posts.

CARE on Facebook CARE on Twitter

3. Follow your Member of Congress and congressional candidates on Twitter, Facebook or other platforms to keep track of what they are working on and talking about. Your candidates and incumbent Members of Congress will likely list social media information on his/her website.

4. Learn how to add a constituent badge to your Facebook page to get better visibility in your district with your Member of Congress.

5. Invite your friends to like CARE on Twitter and Facebook.



Sample Tweets:

Feel free to click the sample tweets below and immediately share on your own Twitter feed or reword to reflect your own voice. Be sure to look up the twitter handle of your candidate or Member of Congress and tag him or her using the @ symbol.

U.S. Foreign Assistance 

Food and Nutrition Security

Gender in Emergencies

Gender-based Violence

Maternal Health


Writing your own Facebook messages or tweets? Great! Here are some questions to inspire you: 

  • How are the 2020 elections relevant to fighting poverty globally?
  • Why does fighting poverty inspire you to take action? What can your friends and family do to help?
  • What will you do when you return home after a candidate’s town hall to continue the conversation?
  • What’s the overall goal of the candidate’s campaign? How can you contribute to making sure that global issues are part of their platform?