By Chloe Smith, Music Therapist Student, Seattle Pacific University
#1. Keep up to date with the Music Therapy Association of Washington and Washington Music Therapy Advocacy Task Force Facebook pages! Information is posted there and can help connect to others.
#2. Attend local advocacy events. We are planning a Hill Day for early 2019 – contact Chloe Smith or Natalie Shannon for more information. There is also a symposium this month!
#3. Attend national advocacy events. Sometimes, national/regional/state conference hosts a free advocacy workshops, CMTE courses for professionals.
#4. Send letters to your state representative! Contact Chloe Smith or Natalie Shannon for more information and/or help regarding what to say, timing, etc.