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MAVA Volunteerism Bill Gets a Hearing!

Karmit Bulman  | Published on 3/4/2021

We are thrilled to share that the Volunteerism Bill SF1181 will be heard in the Senate Human Services Reform Finance and Policy Committee on Thursday March 11 at around 1 pm.  Please view remotely at Testifying on behalf of the Bill will be MAVA members from Detroit Lakes, Crookston and Two Harbors. Our beloved Board Chair Niila Hebert will testify on behalf of MAVA and  Metro organizations that work on behalf of underserved populations.  Please join the hearing to show your support!

Join MAVA for a Virtual Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 9th from 12:30-3:30 PM 


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MAVA is working to pass a Volunteerism Bill, which is designed to bring funds to you and your organization to build and expand effective volunteer engagement. So join us March 9th to learn how advocacy at the State Capitol is essential to your work! We would especially like organizations who are providing essential services during the pandemic to join our efforts to pass the volunteerism Bill. For further information please contact



12:30 PM-1:30 PM - Advocacy training and practice

1:30 PM-3:30 PM - Meet with lawmakers

3:30 PM - Optional post-meeting group debrief  

Register Today! (link to event) Join MAVA for a Virtual Day at the Capitol - Events - Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (