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Interning in the Advocacy Office – Jeffrey’s Story

My name is Jeffrey Peterson and I am thrilled to be working in the JDRF Advocacy office this summer! I am from Burlington, Vermont and attending The George Washington University. I am a rising sophomore majoring in Political Communications with a double minor in Public Health and Political Science. I spend a lot of my […]

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Interning at JDRF Advocacy: Spring ’14 Edition

Each semester, JDRF Advocacy has between two and four interns working with us, learning how to advocate daily for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. As the Spring 2014 semester comes to a close, we are preparing to say goodbye to our current interns, but not before we ask them to reflect on their time with […]

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Advocacy Efforts Remain Critical to the Renewal of the Special Diabetes Program

We are more than halfway through January and we’d like to highlight all of the milestones of 2013 as we look forward to another big year for JDRF Advocacy in 2014. The second half of 2013 was a whirlwind for JDRF’s Advocacy team. It featured an outpouring of support for renewal of the SDP, starting […]

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Happy Holidays and a Year-End SDP Update!

As the year comes to a close, JDRF Advocacy wanted to update you one last time. This week, the Senate will close out its legislative work for 2013 and, like the House of Representatives, will be in recess until the first week of January. In the last update, the Senate Finance Committee agreed to move […]

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