June 20, 2013
WELCOME to the Missouri Association for Social Welfare!
It is the mission of MASW to provide the leadership, research, education and advocacy to improve public
policies and programs impacting the health and welfare of all people in Missouri.
We hope that our website allows you to learn about MASW, such as
- Upcoming Events
- How to Join MASW
- A list of all of our different subgroups, or what we call Task Forces.
- Current legislative issues affecting Missourians
- HMIS (Homeless Missourians Information System)
- Our different MASW chapters around the state
Please feel free to contact us at (573)634-2901 or email@example.com if you have any questions!
What are the new health care coverage opportunities? What are insurance companies doing to maximize profits and how will that affect you? How will some employers try to avoid providing you with adequate coverage? What's next for Medicaid Expansion in Missouri?
Find the answers to these questions and more at one of the following forums being offering in either St. Louis or Columbia. Wendell Potter, the guest speaker, left his job as an health insurance executive to become an industry watchdog and consumer advocate.
St. Louis: Tuesday, June 18, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman Blvd., 63108
Columbia: Thursday, June 20, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Missouri United Methodist Church (Chapel), 204 S. 9th St., 65201
Free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP by Sunday, June 16 to:
Tiffany Ellis Hudson, Missouri Health Care for All: firstname.lastname@example.org, 877-383-8884
Brian Smith, Missouri Rural Crisis Center: email@example.com; 573-449-1336
We are still focusing on Medicaid Expansion. Check out this article that explains what effects Missouri will incur by NOT expanding Medicaid.
UPCOMING TASK FORCE & CHAPTER MEETINGS
Hunger Task Force Meeting
Wednesday, June 19th @ 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Operation Food Search
University City MO 63130
Economic Justice Task Force
Tuesday, July 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Vision for Children at Risk/St. Louis Children's Agenda offices
2401 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63106
Criminal Justice Task Force Meeting
Wednesday July 10
606 East Capitol
Jefferson City, MO
Health/Mental Health Task Force
Thursday, Thursday, July 25, 1-3 p.m.
Places for People
4130 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108