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Bebe Moore Campbell Capitol Advocacy Day (June 27, 2019)

Thank you to all of the fantastic mental health advocates who joined us from across the state to help us kick off National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. To view photos and documents from the day, click the link:

LINK: Bebe Moore Campbell Capitol Advocacy Day 2019.

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Capitol Advocacy Day

April 10, 2019

Over 50 attendees joined us for our Capitol Advocacy Day on April 10 at the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento. The event was organized to help raise awareness on mental illness among decision makers for NAMI California members' priority issues, such as access to treatment, housing, crisis services, criminal justice, and family involvement. Eight groups broke out to discuss Assembly Bill 680 – funding for crisis intervention training – and Senate Bill 539 – creating a workforce education and training (WET) trust fund. The two-hour group slots also allowed these individuals to share their stories and advocate for the priorities of the families NAMI California serves.

NAMI California CEO Jessica Cruz welcomes attendees during Wednesday’s advocacy event

NAMI California CEO Jessica Cruz welcomes attendees during Wednesday’s advocacy event