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Children’s Congress – Few People Get to Attend Twice

Recently, we published a blog from Bella, one of our four Advocacy Interns in the Washington, D.C. JDRF Advocacy office this summer. The four interns each approached Children’s Congress with different perspectives and after CC, they all walked away with different experiences. This week, I’d like to introduce Michelle. Michelle was a delegate in the […]

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A Look Back on FY13 and a Look Forward to FY14

Here in Washington, D.C., the temperature may finally be warming up, but our national political climate has been heated for what seems like the entire 2013 fiscal year.  Partisanship continues to rule the day on Capitol Hill, and so during the final hours of 2012 we were elated when Congress agreed to JDRF’s top legislative […]

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A Little Type 1 Talk Inspiration

There’s still time for you to test out our new Type 1 Talk events tool on Facebook and take advantage of our two special opportunities!  For those that may have missed the first two posts about the Type 1 Talk re-launch, there’s a trip to Washington, DC for JDRF’s annual Government Day at stake.  We’ve […]

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A Trip to Washington, DC AND 50% Off “No Sugar Added” Poetry Book

 Would you like to join JDRF and 150 other type 1 advocates in Washington, DC next year?  You’d get to take part in legislative and research updates and participate in meetings on the Hill where you could educate Members of Congress and their staffers about life with type 1 diabetes. Well here’s your chance…  A […]

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