BreastfeedLA Legislative Ambassadors

BreastfeedLA Ambassadors are volunteers who:

  • Advocate for breastfeeding-friendly legislation
  • Write letters and takes meetings with Federal and California policy makers
  • Educate their communities and employers about breastfeeding policy
  • Share BreastfeedLA policy positions, action alerts and messages

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a BreastfeedLA liaison with the assigned state legislators
  • Familiarize yourself with the legislator’s position on breastfeeding
  • Develop a relationship with the legislator and the appropriate health policy
  • Request to be included in district mailings to constituents
  • Receive notices of local meetings/hearings conducted by legislators
  • Maintain records of your advocacy correspondence/contacts
  • Document and share reports of all contacts (phone, letter, visit) and outcomes to BreastfeedLA staff
  • Participate in the BreastfeedLA Ambassadors training
  • Attend Special Policy Days, held annually in June, to advocate for breastfeeding, if available

For more information and to sign up, please contact:  info@Breastfeedla.org

Steering Committee

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