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Can I get an Amen? Successful strategies for organizing faith leaders

June 28, 2013

This is a guest post that was originally published on Community Catalyst’s Health Policy Hub on June 25, 2013. Faith leaders are often on the front lines serving families in crisis, whether at the side of the hospital bed, emergency shelter or food pantry. Given their roles within communities, faith leaders likely interact with many ... Read more »

Health reform outreach begins in Maryland and across the country

June 24, 2013

...Miles said, "The hope is, faith leaders will address it from the pulpit and in small groups in their churches and invite in ambassadors who are trained lay people who can share with their congregation what the Affordable Care Act can do for their families."... Read more »

Faith leaders summit on health reform: A success!

May 28, 2013

Thank you to all the 150+ faith leaders from the Baltimore region who attended our forum about health reform. It was a great success!... Read more »

Health Reform Summit for Faith Leaders

April 23, 2013

May 14th 8:30-10:30AM We know faith leaders are likely to field alot of questions about new health insurance options when changes in federal health reform go into effect later this year and early next. We want to help prepare faith leaders, parish nurses, ministry groups and others to answer those questions. Please join us for this free event!... Read more »

Help us spread the good news!

March 5, 2013

People of faith, known as Health Ambassadors,¬†are working together to spread the good news to help people get quality, affordable health insurance through health reform. Health Ambassadors receive 2-4 hours of training and give brief presentations on the Affordable Care Act at congregations in their communities to help local residents take advantage of the law. ... Read more »

Baltimore leaders, clergy push for budget fix

May 1, 2012

Faith community leaders said they support increasing the sales tax on little cigars and other tobacco products to 70 percent -- doing so would help expand health care coverage. They also support increasing the state income tax rate.... Read more »

Faith Leaders Want Budget Cuts Restored

Lawmakers are expected to return to Annapolis in mid-May to address the budget situation which also threatens 500 state employee jobs.... Read more »

Top Maryland Faith Leaders Call For Restoring Doomsday Cuts

April 30, 2012

...convene a Special Session to restore the budget cuts and to enact the life-saving tobacco tax increase which they nearly passed during the 2012 regular Session.... Read more »