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Educating health professionals to work toward health equity.

Advocacy for Beginners

  • 19 Nov 2020
  • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

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An hour discussion group for MDHEQ members with little experience in advocacy at the local or state level, but interest in advice about getting started.

Facilitator: Mark Paller and Sakni Naqvi, MDHEQ Board Members

Format:  informal didactic session (Zoom) with continuous Q&A and small group practice breakouts.

Outline:
How the state legislative process works
Using the MN Legislature website to follow pending legislation
Emphasis that “all politics is local” is really true
Know your legislators (and city council members)
Talking about a subject of interest 
When to write or meet your representatives


Mission

Educating health professionals to work toward health equity

Vision

Health Professionals will use their voice, knowledge, and influence to eliminate the inequities that exist in health and healthcare, while working effectively with their patients, health systems, communities, and decision makers to address health equity wherever they live, work, learn, and play.

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