Class of 2021 — Amy Burks

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Amy Burks

Quinlan

Amy Burks lives in Quinlan. “I hope to improve my skills as an advocate,” said Burks, “Also, I hope to build relationships with other individuals so that positive legislative change can happen more quickly.”

Project Title

Initiative to Increase State Funding for the HCS Medicaid Waiver program

Project Description

Develop a detailed resource for legislators to better understand the need for expanded funding for the HCS Medicaid Waiver program. Develop and execute a plan for advocating to state legislators with the goal of systematically increasing funding every two years. Create an advocacy guide/website with information and action steps for other advocates. For more information, see the project’s website.

This project is a collaborative project with Sandra Pierce.