Make your voice heard! The House Budget is scheduled for release on July 1st. Act now to ensure it includes necessary support for DCF involved children across the Commonwealth.
Your voices are powerful agents for creating change! This Spring, with your input, the governor to action to provide additional supports for kids in foster care including:
We need you to stay engaged! The House of Representatives has announced they will release their proposed budget for FY21 on July 1st. As the budget process begins, your legislators NEED to hear from you to know how to best support DCF involved children, during this crisis and beyond.
The budget process is a critical opportunity to advocate on behalf of the children in your home. Legislators look to their constituents to tell them what services and resources are important to have in the state budget. You are vital to this process.
Please take a few minutes now to tell your Representative a bit about your family and how the following supports will enable you and other foster families to continue providing care to children.
TIPS FOR CONTACTING LEGISLATORS
The best advocacy tool is your experience.
Your legislators want to hear from you about how you are doing, what you need, and how they can help your family thrive.
To make this an easy process, we have drafted an email for you to send to your legislators in about 2 minutes by inputting your contact information and clicking send. With a few minutes more you make an even stronger connection by personalizing the email.
Below are a list of details to consider including:
Together, we can ensure that the Commonwealth's most vulnerable children are well cared for, now, and beyond this pandemic.
Thank you for your interest in this issue and MAFF's efforts. While this particular initiative doesn't target leaders representing your district, there are many other ways you can support us!
For example, tell your community why you support MAFF by sending an email with a link to send a message themselves share the action page on social media.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks again for your support!
To make an even bigger impact, spread the word! Tell your community why you support foster, kinship, and adoptive families and the work of MAFF by sending an email with a link to this action alert, or by sharing it on social media.