Grass Tops Organizing: The Massachusetts Recipe for Success
Learning Areas:Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe the grasstops organizing strategy used by MPHA. List examples of policy priorities and tactics employed by grassroots leaders in Massachusetts. Describe successes and challenges of the Massachusetts model.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have expertise in policy analysis, advocacy, strategy, coalition-building, and lobbying. I led MPHAâs campaign to create a $60 million Prevention and Wellness Fund, signed into law last year, and I have been instrumental in passage of legislation to improve school food, create a state food policy council, and create a strategy to support survivors of violence in health care settings
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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