Now is the time to come together to tell our elected representatives what matters to us!
What are the issues that will impact the lives of people living with and affected by HIV?
What do we need to know about how the Texas legislature works to be effective advocates?
Watch this informative webinar with Dr. Ben Raimer from UTMB. In it, he shares insights about the 86th Legislature, including why this year is a hopeful year for health care and HIV advocates, how the budget gets created, and some of the issues affecting HIV and health care. These issues include:
- Mental health
- Trauma funding
- Health and Human Services Commission
- Medicaid waiver
- Freestanding emergency rooms
- Medical marijuana
2019 HIV Advocacy Day is Wednesday, March 20, 2019. Advocates will convene at 9:00 a.m. at the Family Life Center of the United Methodist Church of Austin at 1300 Lavaca St, Austin TX 78701.
Sign-up at https://legacytakesaction.org/hivday and join HIV advocates from across the state as we meet with state officials in Austin and discuss some of the most important HIV legislation of the 2019 legislative session including Medicaid, mental health, telemedicine, behavioral health in schools, women’s health, reproductive justice, and fighting discriminatory legislation.