For Public Policymakers
The mission of the Michigan Project for Informed Public Policy is to use science-based research to educate state and local public policy makers, health care professionals, and the general public about the mental health impact of discrimination on those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT), their families, and allies in order to impact public policy decisions.
MPIPP offers educative testimony at state and local public policy meetings and is able to assist in helping policy makers to make data-driven decisions on issues of concern to the LGBT community, their families, and their allies. MPIPP does not lobby and does not support or oppose specific legislation; our goal is to assist policymakers in making data-driven decisions.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC TOPICS
MPIPP’S Fact Sheets contain key statistical data from a number of social science studies and reports. To easily access our Fact Sheets, go to FACT SHEETS on this website.
MPIPP also has more detailed information on specific topics of interest to the LGBT community, including research and resources that are available (such as toolkits for building anti-bullying school environments), go to LGBT ISSUES on this website.
PRESENTATIONS BEFORE PUBLIC POLICY MAKERS
- MPIPP Mental Health Presentation on Anti-Discrimination Legislation (HB 4192)
- Testimony from Friends of MPIPP on Anti-Discrimination Legislation (HB 4192)
- Mental Health Presentation on Kalamazoo Anti-Discrimination (Ordinance 1850)
- MPA Resolution Supporting Kalamazoo Anti-Discrimination Ordinance (Ordinance 1850)