Snapshots of MPHA Leadership Around the Commonwealth

IMG_6756Executive Director Rebekah Gewirtz presents at the June 21st Orientation for Local Public Health in Boylston about policy solutions and the power of change at the structural level.
Maddie presenting at prevention wellness trust fundPolicy Director Maddie Ribble presents at the June 21st Prevention and Wellness Trust Fund (PWTF) Summit on Sustainability in Westborough about organizing to support the continuation of PWTF.
AndreaField Director Andrea Freeman gave a training,Coalition Building and Infrastructure, on June 22nd at the Community Health Training Institute in Dorchester.
Rebekah at Lead Abatement bill event
At a State House event hosted by Health Resources in Action and MPHA, Rebekah urged advocates and legislators to take action to protect children from lead poisoning by supporting timely passage of H2049, An Act Relative to Lead Abatement,sponsored by Jeffrey Sanchez.
IMG_5498Coalition and Field Organizer Kristina St. Cyr joined fellow healthy food advocates in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the Voices for Healthy Kids, Healthy Food Access Summit where she presented on the key strategies for winning an appropriations campaign. This was a great venue to speak about MPHA’s recent success with the Massachuestts Food Trust campaign.