Advocate

How We Advocate

Families as Allies of Mississippi advocates for children, youth and their families. We work for continued system change.

Our advocacy efforts include:

  • Raising public awareness through information campaigns and social marketing techniques
  • Providing leadership, policy and legislative skills training for families
  • Lobbying and informing state legislators, agency administrators and our Congressional delegation on budgetary and policy issues affecting families, children and youth
  • Participating on local and state level case review teams and interagency policy committees and task forces

 

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Upcoming Events
Monday, November 06, 2017 at 05:00 PM
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4TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP CELEBRATION

Join Us On Monday, November 6 At
Our 4th Annual Community Partnership Celebration
To Honor Those Who Exemplify Our Core Values!

 


Each year we select four groups or individuals who have exemplified our core values in the previous year and honor them at our celebration.

Families as Allies is funded through generous donations, training fees, grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Heath Services Administration, the City of Jackson and the Department of Mental Health, and contracts with other non-profits and agencies.