Advocacy & Outreach

Are you interested in making an MPAC in the community?
Join the volunteer MPAC Outreach Team.
Volunteer interest meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month.

View the event calendar for details.

For more information contact:

mpacalp@gmail.com

Attn: Marie Conn

MPAC 2021-2026 Advocacy Priorities
 

MPAC will advocate, organize and build capacity for inclusive policies related to  recovery support services & social justice to include but not limited to: 

  • Increase access to recovery, mental and behavioral support services 

  • Wage equality for Peer Workforce 

  • Bridge the gap for the digital divide 

  • Funding for Peers in Recovery Residences 

  • Increase access to funding for recovery community-based organizations

  • Medicaid Billable Services for Peers

  • Increase access to crisis services for individuals in and or seeking recovery 

  • Increase access for Youth, Youth Adult & Family Recovery Support Services 

  • Overdose Prevention, Harm Reduction, and Narcan Access 

  • Decriminalization & Reentry Services 

  • Racial Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion  

  • Organizational & ProfessionalTraining Development for Peers 


2021 Legislative Advocacy Efforts

Our members advocated for the following; 

  • Overdose Prevention 

  • Good Samaritan Expansion 

  • Oversdose Awareness Day 

  • National Recovery Month

  • Decriminalization
     

 

Workgroups
 

In addition, our members participate in the following workgroups:

 

  • Healing City Baltimore 

  • Baltimore City Opioid Intervention Team

  • Greater Baltimore Regional Integrated Crisis System (GBRICS) Leadership 

  • CQT Crisis Services Steering Committee

  • Innovations in Recovery through Infrastructure Support (IRIS)

  • National Council on Behavioral Health for Racial Equality 

  • MDH Involuntary Commitment Workgroup

 

 

 

Outreach
 

Our members participate in the following outreach efforts:

 

  • Recovery Voter Registration

  • Overdose Prevention

  • Community Clean ups

  • Recovery Community Listening Sessions

  • Street Outreach

 

 

Collaborations
 

  • Daniel Torsch Foundation 

  • Dolan Foundation 

  • Choices 

  • Voices of Hope 

  • OOO of Maryland 

  • Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling

  • More Than a Shop

  • Joy Baltimore

  • Young People in Recovery 

 

Affiliations 
 

  • Open Society Institute Baltimore

  • Baltimore Harm Reduction

  • Bridges Coalition

  • Hey Peers 

  • Association for Recovery High Schools (ARMS) 

  • Recovery Advocacy Project (RAP)

  • Maryland Department of Health Overdose Response Program  (ORP)

  • Faces & Voices of Recovery Association of Recovery Community Organizations (ARCO)

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Let's Make A Change

Here are some ways you can get involve and donate:

In Person

2233 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Online

Make a tax deductible donation‏.

To the Light of Truth Center Inc.
C/O MPAC

Over the Phone

It's easy to volunteer

Tel: 443-438-7569

MPAC 

MPAC ADVOCACY & LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

ADDRESS:

2233 Orleans Street

Baltimore, MD 21231

 
PHONE: 443-438-7569
CELL:      410-357-1103

EMAIL: mpacalp@gmail.com 

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