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  • 1.Poverty and Socioeconomic Status
    Advocacy efforts address access to health care, education, safe and affordable housing, adequate wages, safety net programs and employment laws.
    Web Page
  • 2.APA Addresses Socioeconomic Status in Statement to U.S. Senate
    APA submitted a statement that outlined how psychology is working to explain the mechanisms by which socioeconomic status (SES) affects mental and behavioral health.
    Legal/Government Document (September 2011)
  • 3.Committee on Socioeconomic Status (CSES) Leadership Awards
    Recognize outstanding achievements of psychologists and friends of psychology with significant contributions to the understanding of socioeconomic status and poor and low-income groups.
    Scholarship/Grant/Award
  • 4.Advocacy
    APA works closely with decision-makers on Capitol Hill and in federal agencies as they formulate legislation and regulations of interest to psychologists. APA Government Relations is comprised of advocacy staff across three APA directorates: Education, Public Interest and Science.
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  • 5.PI-GRO Health Reform Overview — March 2010
    The landmark health care reform reflects over a year of tireless advocacy by the APA Public Interest, Education, and Science Government Relations Offices; Executive Office; and several coalitions. These efforts included drafting and reviewing legislative language; meetings and correspondence with key members of Congress and their staff, the White House, and the Executive Branch agencies; and grassroots advocacy by APA and coalition members (e.g., advocacy trainings, constituent visits on Capitol Hill, action alerts).
    Web Page (March 2010)
  • 6.October 2011 Policy Update
    APA’s Public Interest Government Relations Office as co-hosted a conference on military service member and veteran suicide prevention and have submitted a statement on socioeconomic status to a key United States Senate subcommittee.
    Web Page (October 2011)
  • 7.APA Continues Advocacy Around Hunger and Food Assistance
    APA joined 56 national organizations in a letter urging Congress to support funding for key low-income nutrition programs.
    Web Article
  • 8.Public Interest Government Relations Office
    The Public Interest Government Relations Office actively engages in shaping federal policy to promote psychology in the public interest. Issue areas include: aging; children, youth and families; individuals with disabilities; ethnic minority affairs; HIV/AIDS; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues; socioeconomic status; and women’s issues.
    Web Page
  • 9.Community Health Centers
    APA advocacy efforts related to access to primary health care services — and integrated mental and behavioral health care — for individuals in medically underserved urban and rural areas.
    Web Page
  • 10.APA Advocacy Issues
    APA's Government Relations offices work on issues such as aging; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender concerns; disability; peer review; trauma, violence and abuse; veterans and military issues; and children and the media.
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