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2020 Maternal and Infant Health Policy Breakfast
January 29 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Join HMHBGA, in collaboration with the March of Dimes, for this special opportunity for maternal and infant health advocates and stakeholders to hear from State policymakers about what they plan to tackle in the year ahead. Georgia’s legislative leaders will discuss what maternal and infant healthcare issues will be addressed in 2020 and how these issues may impact Georgia’s families.
|7:45AM: Welcoming Remarks
Caryn Hanrahan, HMHBGA’s Advocacy Chair, will provide Welcoming Remarks. Danielle Brown (March of Dimes) will present MOD’s legislative priorities, and Amber Mack (Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia) will present HMHBGA’s legislative policy agenda.
|8:00AM: Awards Presentation|
|8:20AM: Policy Discussion with Legislators|
|8:50AM: Challenge Speaker|
|9:20AM: Training – How to Advocate with Your Representatives at the Georgia State Capitol
Please join us as we discuss winning strategies for engaging elected representatives toward improving out maternal and infant health outcomes through State policy.
|11:00AM: Walk the Capitol for Lobbying and Educating Legislators
We will escort advocates over to the Capitol to meet with their representatives! Please email Amber Mack at email@example.com if you are interested in meeting with your Senator and Representative.
|1:00PM – 3:00PM: Maternal Mortality Awareness Day at the Capitol (Rotunda South)
Join us and Georgia’s leading advocates to prevent maternal mortality as we educate legislators on the prevalence and root causes of maternal mortality in our State, as well as how we can prevent maternal mortality and morbidity through policy intervention. Visit event page >>
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Non-Profit Partner Level
Georgia Academy of Family Physicians
Georgia Budget & Policy Institute
Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Georgia Dental Association
Morehouse School of Medicine
Nurse Family Partnership
National Council of Jewish Women (Atlanta Section)
Postpartum Support International Georgia Chapter