Wednesday, May 01, 2024 at 11:30 to 01:00 PM

Join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health and Education Funders Affinity Groups for an update from Crista Taylor and Adrienne Breidenstine from Behavioral Health System Baltimore, Inc. a non-profit that serves as the local behavioral health authority (LBHA) for Baltimore City, and Baltimore City Public Schools Health & Specialist Student Services, Dr. Courtney Pate and Ashley Collins on grants that have been awarded, to date, to Baltimore City organizations under the Consortium of Coordinated Community Supports funding opportunity.

Tuesday, April 02, 2024 at 10:00 to 11:30 AM

Join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders Affinity Group and presenters Shannon Hall, J.D., Executive Director of the Community Behavioral Health Association (CBH), and Brett Beckerson, MSW, Senior Director, Public Policy and Advocacy National Council of Mental Wellbeing, to share their efforts to bring high-quality, integrated mental health and substance use care to Maryland residents through Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC). Learn about the complexities of an organization becoming a CCBHC and how philanthropy can assist them in the process.

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 11:30 to 01:00 PM

Join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health and Prenatal-to-Five Funders Affinity Groups to discuss with representatives from Boldly Gold Philanthropy and the Community Health Acceleration Partnership (CHAP) the opportunities collaborative funding in Maryland can serve to connect community and government, build a stronger and more diverse birth workforce, and create thriving ecosystems of community-based organizations to improve outcomes. Maryland Department of Health’s  Elizabeth Kromm, PhD, Director, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, will share the Department's  vision for maternal health and overall women's health.  Dr. Kromm will provide an overview of current initiatives across the perinatal continuum as well as discuss opportunities for partnership with philanthropy. 

Friday, February 02, 2024 at 09:30 to 11:00 AM

Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders Affinity Group and Dr. Judy Monroe, President and CEO of the CDC Foundation, for an engaging conversation on the support needed for the launch of the Maryland Commission on Public Health. The Commission was newly created in June 2023 by the Maryland General Assembly, inspired by Dr. Monroe’s public health work in Indiana, Health First Indiana. 

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Monday, January 29, 2024 at 11:00 to 12:30 PM

Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Funders Affinity Group is pleased to host Deputy Secretary Alyssa Lord for a conversation on her efforts to work collaboratively across local, city, state, and federal public and private sectors to improve the implementation of care coordination services by establishing and expanding community behavioral health programs. She will speak about Maryland Department of Health (MDH) initiatives supporting suicide prevention, and MDH’s campaign to amplify awareness of substance use disorders and promote evidence-based treatments by supporting communities and professionals who make recovery possible.

Thursday, November 16, 2023 at 10:30 to 12:00 PM

Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network’s Health Affinity Group for a hybrid program on reproductive justice efforts in Maryland. This session will explore the current national reproductive health landscape and the impact on Maryland, including the identified unmet needs and the 2022/23 legislation passed to protect and expand access to abortion care in Maryland. We’ll discuss organizing efforts around the Right to Reproductive Freedom constitutional amendment on the ballot in November 2024.

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