Registration is required for meetings with legislators.
No need to register to attend the speaker program.
(also no Facebook account needed)
Join us to advocate for Behavioral Health Crisis Service System Reform!
Advocacy Day is when over 200 NAMI Mass supporters come together to raise our voices. This year we will host the event in 90-120 min segments over 3 days. Please note that you do not need to attend all of the parts of the event to be a successful advocate. Register here!
Read this year’s Fact Sheet here.
Join us for our speaker program which will be available “live” on Facebook (and also for replay – no account needed).
We are pleased to share our list of speakers
Opening remarks by Annabel Lane, President of the Board of Directors, NAMI Massachusetts. Monica Luke, NAMI Mass Board member will emcee.
11 – 11:45 am – Planning meetings for connecting with legislators
12 – 1:30 pm – NAMI Smarts for Advocacy Storytelling training
Learn how to tell your story in 2 minutes and capture your legislator’s attention. This NAMI Smarts for Advocacy workshop will guide participants through writing and delivering concise and compelling personal stories that have an “ask”.
Tuesday, April 5, 12-1:30 pm (as part of Advocacy Day) Register
If you’ve attended the NAMI Smarts for Advocacy: Sharing Your Story training and would like more time to practice your story with others, trainers will be available on March 30th from 4 – 7 pm. Register