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Making your Voice Count

Sometimes do you feel like your voice doesn’t count?

When we see the Cervical Cancer Prevention Act lingering too long in the Senate and when we see legislators pass on discussing how we can improve the lives of young people through medically accurate sex education, we sometimes get discouraged too.

Maybe my voice alone could get ignore, but our voices together will not be ignored.

Bee Day 2015

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I am Advocacy: Monika Carey

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In 2002, Monika Carey started the DIVA program to empower girls and women ages 9 to 25 with modules such as Physical and Sexual Health, Character Education, and Behavior Modification. DIVA has now become the Family Over Everything, which keeps all the same programs as DIVA, but allows the program to be offered to boys and young men. Family Over Everything also has the ‘Write Yourself Free’ module that allows youth and young adults who have been affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, or abuse of any type to express their thoughts through poetry, short stories, and monologues.

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My Bee Day Experience: Cynthia Beavin

I had no idea talking to legislators about cervical cancer would be my version of a good day. That just sounds so awkward right? I had never been in the Statehouse, and I had a deathly fear of talking to people in positions of power. I came alone, but I was met with a hundred other people who wanted the same things I did. Looking back to Bee Day of 2015, I now know that it was one of the highlights of my year.

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Bee Day Itinerary

This year Bee Day will operate differently than in past years in order to accommodate a more diverse audience of advocates and to showcase the range of advocacy activities available to connect constituents with their elected officials.  In many ways, this will resemble an “advocacy fair” with many tables and opportunities to get involved depending on your comfort and time restraints.

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#InsideBuzz: Hat in the Ring

Because bringing every single one of you to the State House would make for a parking catastrophe and a fire hazard in the chambers, we’re trying to bring the State House to you in a new blog series: #InsideBuzz.

This week’s #InsideBuzz:

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I am Advocacy: Emily Block

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Ambassador Emily Block has chosen to dedicate her life to helping others. Whether she’s volunteering with students at the Barclay School or telling her story about how sexual health education impacted her life, her goal is to improve the lives of those around her.

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