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Share Your Voice About Children’s Health Care Needs At The Family Voices of California 10th Annual Health Summit

Gina Flores
Caregiver Advocate | Shield HealthCare
03/08/12  4:39 PM PST

How would you like to take an active role and make sure your voice is heard in Sacramento?  Here’s the perfect opportunity to learn about pressing issues facing children and youth with special health care needs and do something about it

Join us for the 10th Annual Health Summit and Legislative Day on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 presented by Family Voices of California.

At this important event, key California budget issues will be identified and how they affect children with special health care needs. This is YOUR time to learn what is happening at the Federal, State and local level. This event is FREE of charge for families.

About the event:

Each year, Family Voices of California hosts a statewide Health Summit in Sacramento to bring together families, youth, providers, policymakers, advocates, state agencies, insurers and other stakeholders to identify and address challenges affecting one of California’s most vulnerable populations: children and youth with special health care needs. Family Voices of California (FVCA) is a statewide collaborative of locally‐based, parent‐run centers working to ensure quality health care for children and youth with special health care needs. Join us to learn about this year’s important budget and policy issues.

When: Tuesday, March 13, 2012   8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Where:  Sacramento Convention Center 

Registration: www.familyvoicesofca.org/conference

Cost:  FREE for families. $30 suggested donation for professionals. Travel scholarships and childcare available for qualifying families (not guaranteed, pre‐registration required). CEUs available for nurses (extra $10 fee).

Agenda: http://familyvoicesofca.org/2012HealthSummitAgenda.pdf

Contact: Debbie Brennan dbrennan@familyvoicesofca.org

Sponsored by: Shield HealthCare, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, California HealthCare Foundation, Criss, MCHB, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach, California SCDD and Patient & Family Centered Care Partners.

Funded by a grant from U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services, Health Resources Services Administration, Maternal Child Health Bureau