Formerly known as MOFAS: Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Exciting News
from MOFAS

If you're looking for the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (MOFAS) you have come to the right place. We have some exciting news about our organization. We have a new name! MOFAS has officially been renamed Proof Alliance. Our mission remains the same: to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure and to improve the quality of life for people living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

Why PR%F

We now have the proof that prenatal alcohol exposure is a leading cause of brain injury in children. We have the proof that FASD is 100% preventable and people living with an FASD can reach 100% of their potential.

Why Alliance?

We seek to build powerful alliances with people with an FASD, their families, legislators, experts in the field, new partners, and community members to bring awareness, research, and services to this field.

What's Next?

Proof Alliance is rebranding, expanding, and we're moving! We have a new logo, website, and prevention campaign to help change the norms around drinking during pregnancy. And in May 2019 we will be moving to a stand-alone building. Proof Alliance commits to the people of Minnesota and we will continue to develop transformative programs to help Minnesotans impacted by FASD.

FASD Day at the Capitol

Join us February 25, 2020:

FASD Day at the Capitol

register

Make your voice heard on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Join Proof Alliance and hundreds of other FASD advocates for FASD Day at the Capitol 2020.

Advocates from across the state will gather together for training on how to be powerful FASD activists. You’ll learn strategies to help you advocate effectively and tell your personal story in a compelling way. We will also detail any proposed legislation that affects the FASD community so that you feel informed and empowered as an FASD activist. You’ll get the chance to hear directly from key legislators who we’ve invited to speak to our group exclusively.

When you register online for FASD Day at the Capitol, a Proof Alliance team member will schedule an individual appointment for you to meet with your legislators. During the training, you will receive your appointment information. Once the training concludes, we will walk over to the State Office Building and Senate Office Building where appointments will be held.

*Lunch, light snacks and assorted beverages will be provided.

Proof Alliance Legislative Priorities:

  • Universal screening for out-of-home placement
  • Expanded definition of brain injury
  • Inclusive childcare

Please check back soon for more information regarding the Proof Alliance legislative priorities for 2020.

Event Details:

When: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Where:  Christ Lutheran Church on Capitol Hill (105 University Ave W, St Paul, MN 55155)
Time:
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost:
Free
Click here to register.

Transportation and Parking:

METRO Green Line light rail (recommended): You’ll be dropped off directly in front of the Christ Lutheran Church on Capitol Hill where we’ll be meeting.

Driving: Street parking is available in designated areas, or the Bethesda Hospital parking ramp on Park Street, one block north of University Avenue. Click here for more parking information.

Schedule:

8:00-9:00 a.m. — Registration

9:00-11 a.m. — Activist Training

11:00-11:45 a.m. — Disability Day at the Capitol Rally

11:45 a.m. — Individual legislator appointments begin

3:00 p.m. — All FASD activists reconvene at the church for a social gathering (*Food and beverages provided. For more options, there is a cafeteria located in the Transportation Building and a McDonald’s and White Castle nearby.)

4:00 p.m. — Event concludes

Social Media

Your role as an FASD activist can have an even broader reach thanks to social media! Show your support for the FASD community using your social channels.

Click Going or Interested on our Facebook event page.

Follow Proof Alliance on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Tag Proof Alliance and share your Day at the Capitol pics using #FASDDATC2020.

Thank you for being an FASD activist! You are making a difference.

Questions

For questions, please contact Deb Lange at 651-917-2370 or deb.lange@proofalliance.org.


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