In Solidarity

MPHA follows the lead of trusted partners to advance policies that promote community stability and health for all people, including people of color, immigrants, people who are poor, older adults, youth, LGBTQ+ people, women, people with disabilities, and others impacted by oppression. Policy areas where we work in solidarity include:

  • Public health strategies to address drug use and misuse, including harm reduction and overdose prevention, as well as strategies to address the root causes of substance use disorder and decrease reliance on prisons and policing;
  • Trauma-informed violence prevention strategies that do not expand the carceral system;
  • Policies that improve access to the full continuum of culturally and linguistically appropriate behavioral health supports, especially for youth and older adults; and
  • Reproductive justice policies that support the right to bodily autonomy, the right to have or not have children, and the right to parent children in safe and sustainable communities.
%d bloggers like this: