Overall Goal The following framework may be used to draft, refine and place Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor (LTEs) to draw attention to the racial inequities further exposed by COVID-19. Click here for additional messaging support on racial inequities and in particular the impact on Black people. Why now? Lawmakers, members of the media and the general public are all seeking out additional information and possible solutions in combatting the worst effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. As health advocates, you are an essential resource at this time – and your voice, and the voices of those in your community, need to be heard now.