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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:

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

  • Crisis Response Services

  • Telehealth Access Act

  • Election Law - Correctional Facilities -
    Voter Registration and Voting




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 





Our members participate in the following outreach efforts:


  • Recovery Voter Registration

  • Overdose Prevention

  • Community Clean ups

  • Recovery Community Listening Sessions

  • Street Outreach




  • 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 



  • 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)


Let's Make A Change

Here are some ways you can get involve and donate:

In Person

2233 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21231


Make a tax deductible donation‏.

To the Light of Truth Center Inc.

Over the Phone

It's easy to volunteer

Tel: 443-438-7569

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