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2022 Behavioral Health Policy Update for the Behavioral Health Funders Network

Date:
January 31st, 2022
Time:
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Location:
Zoom - information to be emailed
Audience:
Grantmaker, Philanthropic Advisor
Event type:
Network Meeting
Member fee:
$0
Base fee:
$0

Join your peers for the annual January policy-focused meeting of the Behavioral Health Funders Network.

We have invited four colleagues to provide an update on the local behavioral health policy landscape, including federal ARPA and state FY22 funds, new state legislation (emphasis on investments in workforce), and updates on projects underway (Roadmap).  They will highlight how local philanthropy can advance this work with equity and racial justice lens.

Speakers include:

Michael CurryPresident & CEO, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers

Maryanne FrangulesExecutive Director, Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR)

Kaitlyn Kenny WalshSenior Director of Policy & Research, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

Danna MauchPresident & CEO, Massachusetts Association of Mental Health

About the Network:

The Behavioral Health Funders' Network (Network) is a state-wide network of funders working in the area of behavorial and mental health and wellness. For over 4 years the Network has been meeting regularly for peer learning, knowledge sharing, and relationship building. Key norms of this Network are trust, confidentiality, and a learning/growth mindset. 

The stated goals of the Network are: 1) Improve behavioral health services by providing a space and opportunity for learning from one another, and 2) Exchange information with the potential for collaboration on projects ranging in size from large, overarching initiatives to smaller community-based projects. 

Registration type: 
Normal registration

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Registration & Program Follow-up Materials: Registration for the program will be closed at 2pm EST on the day before the program is scheduled to take place.  If you register after this point, you will be added to the waitlist and will be able to receive the program recording as well as all follow-up materials from the session.  For fee-based Nonprofit Partner programs, you can request these materials for a discounted rate.  Please note that it may take up to a week to prepare and disseminate those materials to all registrants.

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