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Grassroots Advocacy

Grassroots action by ACNM members makes a critical difference to our public policy efforts.  Your involvement matters! 

The Advocacy and Government Affairs department is committed to helping affiliates achieve their advocacy goals.  Examples of support that we can provide include but are not limited to:

  • writing letters of support or opposition in response to proposed legislation and regulation
  • communicating national policy on issues
  • developing talking points
  • compiling aggregate data to demonstrate trends

Keep in mind that other members are an invaluable source of information.  Use the list serves to see how others have dealt with public policy issues in their states.  

ACNM Contacts

Take Action Now

  • ACNM's Grassroots Action Center allows association members to quickly and easily contact their legislators regarding pending legislation that is of importance to midwifery.  Everything you need to get it done is provided.

Currently Supported Federal Legislation

Sign-On Advocacy Letters

Advocacy Training, Events and Tools 



  • On this page, you can access a variety of topic specific resources to help you advocate on issues of importance to ACNM. (Members Only)


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