Our ACTION CENTER is where you can make a difference by emailing, calling, educating or visiting with your Member of Congress.
Our messages are designed to protect and promote programs vital to women, children and their families.
Questions? Contact a member of our policy team by clicking the Policy Team link.
We look forward to working with you to advance AMCHP's mission of supporting state MCH programs and providing national leadership on issues affecting women, children, and families.
Please share our messages about the importance of the Title V Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant.
How You Can Take Action
First, identify your Members of Congress. Click here or visit www.Congress.org. NOTE: If you are contacting your representatives in an official capacity you should review your agency's rules and regulations concerning direct contact with Members of Congress. Click here for more information on advocacy and lobbying.
Then take action in the following ways:
CALL Your Members of Congress Washington, DC or district office.
DIAL (202) 224-3121 for the U.S. Capitol Switchboard.
SPEAK to the health legislative assistant.
SAY that cuts to Title V MCH block grant will devestate state and local programs for women and children.
THANK staff for their time.
SHARE any feedback with our policy team. We love hearing about your advocacy experience!
VISIT Your Members of Congress in Washington, DC or their District office.
DIAL (202) 224-3121 for the Capitol Switchboard.
SPEAK to the scheduler
REQUEST an in-person meeting with your Member of Congress.
MEET Contact a member of our policy team to provide you with the most update information and materials to prepare you for the meeting.
EMAIL Send Members of Congress emails using our on-line system.
COMPOSE a message about the impact proposed cuts have on you, your family, and in your state. For a sample letter you can edit and then email, click here.
SEND an email using our on-line system, click here.
Please note: AMCHP does not recommend sending physical letters to the US Capitol due to the length of time involved in screening mail prior to its delivery. Instead, we urge you to contact your elected representatives using phone, fax, and email.
As a 501(c)(3) public charitable organization AMCHP complies fully with all Federal regulations, restrictions and established practices governing advocacy and lobbying activities. No Federal funding is used to engage in any lobbying activities and all legislative activities are closely monitored and audited for compliance with all relevant legislation. If you have questions about AMCHP's specific lobbying activities please contact our Director of Policy (see the "Advocacy Contacts" link to the left).