The time is now to take action to make licensure of Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) in Maryland a REALITY for 2015.
We have provided a list of action items and tools to help make your participation in this effort easy.
- Attend the Lobby Day on January 22, 2015 8:30 am - 2:00 pm.
Go to our Facebook event page and our webpage for more information about Lobby Day. Another option to sign up now is by emailing Tori McReynolds. Remember to include your name, address, and contact information.
- Host a Mugs & Muffins for Midwives House Party. Call it Cookies and Cocktails, whatever fits your style. We will provide the toolkit, you provide the place. Gather your friends, families, neighbors, and coworders and together make the change you wish to see by writing letters together. Get the toolkit.
- Write or call your legislators. They place a high value on personal letters. See Guidelines for help on writing letters. See Talking Points for help on what to say or write. You can look up your district and representatives and find out the standings of your representatives at our legislative webpage.
- Sign on with Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women (MLAW). This organization has made our bill a top priority and have a good track record of getting bills passed. Please sign on to show them how important this issue is to women and families in Maryland. Friday, January 9 is the last day to sign on! Dont wait--sign on today! The most powerful advocacy tool for the agenda is your signature as a supporter. You do not have to join MLAW to sign on. You can also just email your name and the words "Midwife License Bill" to email@example.com.
Every person who takes action helps make CPM licensure closer to reality in 2015. Please take action today.
Your effort and support are greatly appreciated!
The MFSB Legislative Team
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