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Almost 200 Promise Meetings!

JDRF Advocates have met with 191 Members of Congress in their district offices as part of the Promise to Remember Me and New Member Outreach Initiative Campaigns so far this year. These campaigns provide Advocates the opportunity to share their T1D stories and stress the importance of federal funding for diabetes research with their legislators. […]

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We’re Getting Close: A New Member Outreach Update

Our New Member Outreach Initiative (NMOI) continues, and this week is especially important for the campaign! Members of Congress are at home on a two-week recess, and this is the best time for you to meet with your new Member of Congress before June! We have 42 meetings that have occurred or been scheduled, which […]

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January Blog Highlights

Welcome to a new year at JDRF Advocacy! We started 2011 off with a bang by kicking off our 2011 New Member Outreach Initiative (NMOI). If you have a newly elected Member of Congress, here is your chance to meet with them to talk about important type 1 issues! Click here to find out why […]

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December Blog Highlights

Last month proved to be one of the most exciting months of the year here at JDRF Advocacy. December ended up being the month in which the Special Diabetes Program was renewed by Congress! This was the best present we could receive for during the holiday season. By renewing the program, Congress has ensured that […]

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New Year, New Approach

Ok, the JDRF Advocacy blog is officially back from our holiday hiatus. I noticed there was another spirited DSMA twitter chat this past Wednesday that talked a lot about how we can continue to build the DOC in 2011 and make our collective voice louder.  I took particular interest in this part of the chat […]

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