Join more than 58 organizations and individuals in 50 Minnesota counties and reservations working to achieve our mission of connecting systems, service providers, and victims to advance the response for victims of all crime.
Training and Technical Assistance:
- Participate in MAC trainings and receive travel, lodging, and meal reimbursement when applicable.
- Attend free web trainings, incuding access to archived trainings.
- Attend the MAC Annual Meeting and Capacity Building Training.
- Contact MAC staff when you need technical assistance, media relations support, research, or resources.
Information and Resource Materials:
- Receive MAC electronic newsletters with news, resources, and funding opportunities.
- Utilize the MAC website for information about trainings and events, brochures, articles, and other resources.
- Have access to the “members only” section of MAC’s website., which includes special resources and archived traainings.
- Share information and resources with your fellow members at networking meetings and other MAC events.
- Shape the priorities and activities of MAC at the Annual Membership Meeting.
- After one year of membership, join the MAC Board of Directors.
- Join MAC networks, such as the Training Development Workgroup, the Legislative Advisory Committee, and Victim/Survivor Advisory Council.
- Participate in e-mail discussion lists with colleagues from across the state, including up-to-the-minute news and resources.
Public Policy & Legislation:
- MAC members help shape the statewide legislative and policy agenda and participate in emerging issues discussions, needs assessments, surveys, and committee work.
- MAC provides member programs with resources to educate decision-makers about the importance of community efforts to end violence and the need to continue to fund the programs that make these community efforts possible.
- MAC tracks state and federal legislative activity that impacts programs providing services to crime victims.
- MAC provides member programs with ongoing information about legislative events and with tools and guidance for how to be part of a collective voice at the Minnesota Capitol.