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Advocacy Luncheon

“Getting Started: Building Local and State Coalitions
for Maternal Mental Health Care”

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Noon - 2:00 pm
Arts Club of Washington
2017 I Street, N.W
, Washington, DC 20006
(Intersection of 21st Street, N.W. and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.)


Seared Salmon Filet, Lemon Cream Sauce or

Grilled Vegetarian Napoleon Over Sweet Onions & Roasted Tomatoes, Roasted Asparagus Grilled Basil & Parmesan Polenta

Sponsored by



Opening Remarks:

Joy Burkhard, MBA, Founder and Director of 2020 Mom and Chair of California Task Force on the Status of Maternal Mental Health

Rebecca Alderfer, Walton Family Foundation, Luncheon Sponsor

Keynote Speakers:

Dawn Levinson, MSW, Behavioral Health Advisor, Division of Healthy Start and Perinatal Services, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services

Panel on Convening State Collaboratives/Coalitions

  • Joy Burkhard, California Maternal Mental Health Collaborative, Getting Started: Tools to Convene a state Stakeholder Meeting
  • Amy Rose White, Utah Maternal Mental Health Collaborative
  • Maureen Fura, Florida Maternal Mental Health Collaborative
  • Jaimie Vickery, Director of Federal Affairs, March of Dimes, “Overview of State Level Maternal Mental Health Initiatives”

Post State Table Discussions and Action Planning