Educational Webinar: Connecting With Your Elected Officials During COVID-19
This was the fifth event in our Webinar Wednesday Series. Throughout this series, we will be hosting a live webinar or virtual hangout every Wednesday evening at 7 PM ET about various topics of interest and importance in our community.
About This Webinar
We hosted this webinar with the New England Bleeding Disorders Advocacy Coalition (NEBDAC) to help you connect with your lawmakers during this public health emergency. Here, we discussed what kinds of issues your state lawmakers are working on that are important to our community. Massachusetts State Representative Joseph McKenna joined us to provide insight into the lawmaking process. Finally, we discussed how you can connect with your lawmakers, and why this is important.
About Our Speaker
Representative Joseph McKenna is member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 18th District. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2014 in his first race for public office after previously serving as Chief of Staff to State Representative Peter Durant of Spencer. His family is personally connected to the bleeding disorders community, and he has repeatedly helped to declare March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month in Massachusetts.