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Federal & State First Fridays Policy Updates (February)

February 4, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 9:30 am

We know the first 1,000 days between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday set the foundation for all the days that follow. We also know that federal and state legislation impacts how the first 1,000 are shaped for Kansas families. Join us for an action-packed webinar that dives into federal and state legislation being considered that supports the first 1,000 days. Hear from experts with their ear to the ground about what this legislation does, and how you can take action.



9:00 – 9:02         Welcome – Ashley Jones-Wisner, 1,000 Days Campaign Consultant

9:02 – 9:07       Introduction to First 1,000 Days Kansas – Brenda Bandy and Jennie Toland, Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition Co-Executive Directors

9:07 – 9:17       Federal Policy Spotlight – Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, Sarah Brafman

9:17 – 9:27       State Policy Spotlight – Extending Postpartum Medicaid Coverage – David Jordan, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund

9:27 – 9:30       Next Steps/Adjourn – Ashley Jones-Wisner


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Note: First 1,000 Days Webinars will occur monthly, January-May, from 9 to 9:30 am CST on the first Friday of every month.


February 4, 2022
9:00 am - 9:30 am