Staff assisted partners with their legislative advocacy in a variety of ways. Here are presentations from some of those opportunities:

Child Abuse Prevention Month, Legislative Education Day Training
Eastern Michigan University School of Social Work Activism Day
Michigan College Access Network Day At The Capitol
Michigan Suicide Prevention Community Technical Assistance Meeting
Michigan Teen Conference

Staff provides expertise on specific issues for partners and others. Here are presentations from some of those opportunities:

Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, MSU Public Policy Forum: Michigan’s Foster Care


Celebrate Babies Advocacy Presentation (10/20/16)

MI-AIMH Advocacy Webinar Audio Recording PowerPoint (10/20/16)

MI-AIMH Advocacy Webinar Audio Recording (10/20/16)


Michigan State Board of Education – Making Michigan a Top 10 Education State: A Cradle-to-Career Focus (9/8/2015)


Washtenaw Birth to 6 School Readiness and Parent Advisory Workgroup: The State Budget Process: Strengthening Your Voice on Behalf of Michigan’s Youngest Residents (3/7/2014)


House Appropriations Subcommittee for the Dept. of Human Services – The Power of After-School and Summer Learning (10/2/2013)

Children’s Trust Fund Prevention Awareness Legislative Education Day – Advocacy Webinar (4/9/2013)

Community Collaborative Coordinators Statewide TA Meeting – The Governor’s State of the State, The State Budget and Other Legislative Issues (2/26/2013)


Michigan Association of School Boards Conference – Linking Early Childhood to the Early Elementary Years to Improve Student Outcomes and Reduce the Achievement Gap (11/10/2012)

Michigan Association of Community and Adult Education Conference – Community Education Breakout Session Presentation (10/18/2012)

Multi-Purpose Collaborative Body Conference – Building Partnerships for Change (10/15/2012)

Children’s Trust Fund Education Day – Advocacy Webinar (4/16/2012)

Michigan Child Care Task Force – Governor’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget (3/7/2012)