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  • 1.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.
    Statement (September 2011)
  • 2.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
  • 3.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)
  • 4.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)
  • 5.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.
    Web Article
  • 6.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 Page
  • 7.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
  • 8.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
  • 9.APA Sponsors Congressional Briefing on Health Disparities
    Participants described the disparate impact many conditions (i.e. diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer) have on minority communities, biobehavioral factors in health disparities and the impact of socioeconomic status on health.
    Briefing (June 2000)
  • 10.Public Interest Advocacy News--Winter 2009
    News on the PI-GRO staff, upcoming legislation, and other issues related to aging, disability, and ethnic minorities.
    Web Page (November 2009)
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