Closing Gaps in Maternal Mental Health Care THROUGH EDUCATION, COLLABORATION AND ADVOCACY.
2020 Mom is a national organization focused on maternal mental health disorders like postpartum depression.
Fact Sheets on the bills we advocated for on Capitol Hill.
2020 Mom team stuffing registration folders. (Vrinda Devani, MD, board member; Millie Pagett, RN volunteer; Ed Pagett, volunteer and advocacy team member)
Storytelling workshop leaders, Melissa Bangs and LaShonta Edwards.
Networking and awards reception and documentary screening invitation.
Community coalition workshop lead by Joy Burkhard.
Bringing advocacy home - it’s more than legislative.
Angelina Spicer, comedian and spokesperson for TheBlueDotProject and MMH Awareness; surrounded by our friends at Postpartum Support International.
Maureen Fura, producer of the MMH documentary, Dark Side of the Full Moon introduces her film.
The networking reception was sponsored by Sage Therapuetics.
The families who lost loved ones due to maternal mental health disorders from UT and CA.
2020 Mom’s beloved advocacy intern, Sarah Kotranza, at the registration table.
The Maternal Mental Health champion award
The Maternal Mental Health champion award was given to Katherine Clark (whose staff member David Bond received in her behalf) for the Bringing Postpartum Depression Out of the Shadows Act which was signed into law by Obama in late 2016 and required continued annual funding allocations.
“Blue Dot” MMH cocktails and mocktails (blueberry and mint mojitos).
Award was given to the Maternity Care Caucus for their leadership in advocating for change.
Mama and baby ducks crossing our path at the Capitol.