** The Advocacy Committee meets bi-weekly during the MD General Session and monthly otherwise. Please email us at advocacy@MdPHA.org for more information or check our calendar for dates/times. All members, partners or advocates are welcome to join these update calls. **

The Maryland Public Health Association’s Advocacy Committee meets monthly to make recommendations on advocacy positions for the organization, to plan educational and social events, to reach out to other professional organizations within the state to collaborate with on important issues, and much more. Contact us for more information or to become involved. Check back here for regular updates on our events and opportunities for engagement in Maryland!

MdPHA’s Legislative Priorities for 2021:

  • Flavored tobacco products ban
  • Health Equity Resource Communities
  • Death with Dignity
  • Environmental Human Rights Constitutional amendment
  • Climate Solutions Now
  • Tobacco tax veto override


Click here to find and track legislation and hearings.

Find your Maryland legislators here.

Engage with some of the great Maryland organizations we partner with!

Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN)

The Maryland Campaign for Environmental Human Rights (MDEHR)