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NEWS & EVENTS
NEWS: LEGISLATIVE ALERT
The Federal Victims of Child Abuse Act provides critical federal funding to MACA and CACs throughout the state. We need all of our federal delegation to join Senator Kerry and Congressmen Keating, Tierney & McGovern in their support of this Act.

Who will be affected?
The Massachusetts Children’s Alliance, Children’s Advocacy Centers, and the more than 5,000 child victims of sexual and severe physical abuse that were served by a Children’s Advocacy Center in Massachusetts last year.

WHAT CAN I DO?

CONTACT YOUR U.S. REPRESENTATIVE

What Should I Say?
Ask your Representatives to sign on to the Rep. Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Rep. Davis (D-IL) HOUSE “Dear Colleague” letter in support of funding the Victims of Child Abuse Act at $20 million for FY’13.

See a copy of the HOUSE “Dear Colleague” letter.
What else should you say? See these talking points.
Contact MACA to let us know you’ve reached out to your U.S. Rep. Email us at maca@machildrensalliance.org.

CONTACT SENATOR BROWN AND URGE HIM TO JOIN SENATOR KERRY

What Should I Say?
Ask Senator Brown to sign the Sen. Kerry SENATE “Dear Colleague” letter in support of funding the Victims of Child Abuse Act at $20 million for FY’13.

See a copy of the SENATE “Dear Colleague” letter.
What else should you say? See these talking points.
Contact MACA to let us know you’ve reached out to your U.S. Rep. Email us at maca@machildrensalliance.org.

ALSO...

Thank Congressman Keating, (by email or mail) for sponsoring the House “Dear Colleague” letter in support of funding the Victims of Child Abuse Act at $20 million for FY’13.

Thank Congressman Tierney and Congressman McGovern for signing on to the House “Dear Colleague” letter in support of funding the Victims of Child Abuse Act at $20 million for FY’13.

Thank Senator Kerry (by email or mail) for sponsoring the Senate “Dear Colleague” letter in support of funding the Victims of Child Abuse Act at $20 million for FY’13.