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26 Apr 2013
APP Regulatory Happenings
If you have been following the coverage of the recent Children’s Congress, you know that there has been important APP news related to FDA. Many of you have been working hard since Government Day in March to educate your legislators about the artificial pancreas and as a result of your efforts,...
28 Jun 2011
May Blog Highlights
As JDRF’s Children’s Congress is fast approaching, I wanted to make sure you didn’t miss out on any of our exciting activities from last month. Find out what we’ve been up to at JDRF Advocacy below: There is now even more reason to get involved with Type 1 Talk! Through the end...
3 Jun 2011
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...
7 Jan 2011
October Advocacy Blog Highlights
Hi JDRF advocates! October was a busy month here at JDRF Advocacy! Check out what you may have missed last month: One of the biggest topics in October was the upcoming Type 1 Talk event . On October 6, Mike announced the launch of the Type 1 Talk application on Facebook. His post included an overview...
4 Nov 2010
CC11 Application Opportunity
Thanks to your feedback we found out that some advocate families were having issues submitting a 2011 Children’s Congress application. This is due to difficulty they encountered in uploading a picture of the quality that was asked for in the application. We don’t want families to miss out...
5 Oct 2010
CC11 Deadline Extended: Apply Before Midnight Tonight
Originally, the 2011 Children’s Congress application deadline was at 5pm (EDT), today, October 4. But due to a technical glitch, we decided to keep the application live until midnight tonight . So, submit an application on the CC11 website or through Facebook ASAP! If you or someone you know who...
4 Oct 2010
Meet Madison, CC11 FB Contest Winner (Apply to CC11 by 10/4)
Happy Saturday! This weekend is turning into a nail biter for many JDRF advocate families except for Madison's, who found out last Thursday that Madion is the winner of CC11 FB contest. So I wanted to remind you that if you're interested in applying to the 2011 Children's Congress that you...
2 Oct 2010
September Highlights of the JDRF Advocacy Blog
Hi JDRF Advocates! September was an exciting month here in JDRF Advocacy. We discussed a range of topics, from 2011 Children's Congress to our brand new Type 1 Talks program. Here is a list of what you might have missed last month: Children's Congress was a popular blog topic during September...
1 Oct 2010
And the CC11 FB Contest Winner is… (CC11 Application Deadline, 10/4)
Before we get to announcing the winner, just another quick reminder: Submit a 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11) applications before 5 pm (EDT), on Monday, 10/4! You can do it via the CC11 website or via the Facebook application . If you know someone who might be interested, encourage them to apply...
30 Sep 2010
Part 2: The Children’s Congress Experience! (CC Application Deadline 10/4)
The deadline to submit Children’s Congress application is inching closer so if you haven’t submitted your application, you’re running out of time! Be sure to do it by 5 pm (EDT), Monday, October 4. You can submit it via Facebook or on the CC11 website . This week we’re taking...
29 Sep 2010
CC Flashback Videos-- Don't Miss Oct 4 Application Deadline!
As we get closer to Monday, October 4, the deadline to submit all 2011 Children’s applications, I wanted to share with you some of the experiences past CC delegates have had. Below I provide some of the videos from past CC events. In 1999 watch CC be introduced on the Rosie O'donnell Show....
28 Sep 2010
CC11 FB Contest Winner Announced 9/30
I wanted to give you some quick updates about the 2011 Children’s Congress: JDRF Advocacy will announce the winner of the CC11 Contest on FB on September 30. We’ll send you an email announcing the winner or join us on Facebook or Twitter and find out as soon as the winner is selected! Due...
27 Sep 2010
Live CC11 Q&A on Thursday, 9/30
Last Thursday I took some time to answer questions live through the JDRF Advocacy Ustream channel at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/jdrf-advocacy about the 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11). I wanted to make sure I was able to connect with potential CC applicant families to help them through the application...
27 Sep 2010
CC11 FB Winner to Be Announced on Sept 30!
The moment that so many have been waiting for is almost here! Next Thursday, September 30, JDRF Advocacy will announce the winner of the August 2011 Children's Congress Contest on Facebook. To refresh your memory, any application submitted during August using Facebook (FB) would be entered into a...
25 Sep 2010
September Newsletter: Final Month to Apply to CC11
JDRF Grassroots Update September 2010 September marks the end of our JDRF Advocacy monthly newsletter. BUT, this only means that we’ll be talking about these same issues in a different, and more conversational, way. We are migrating the content you usually find in our monthly emails to this Advocacy...
15 Sep 2010
CC11 Tips and Feedback from Facebook Users
I wanted to share some feedback we got from JDRF advocates who submitted their CC11 application via Facebook, see below. Login today to Facebook and submit an application using the CC on FB app or you can submit one via the CC11 website . TIPS: Steven from Texas said, ‘It was easy to navigate,...
14 Sep 2010
Thanks for Participating in the CC11 Contest on Facebook!
Yesterday was the final day of the 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11) Contest on Facebook, so thanks to those of you that participated by submitting your applications during August! We’ll be conducting a random drawing later in September to select the winner of the contest. Stay tuned for the...
1 Sep 2010
Tips for Applying to CC11
When applying to the 2011 Children's Congress on Facebook or on the Children's Congress website , I would recommend that you do the following: Before starting the application, write a letter addressed to your Member of Congress. The letter MUST include the following: Your personal story about...
31 Aug 2010
CC11 Contest on Facebooks Ends in Less Than 48 Hours
Last Friday, I reminded you that the 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11) Contest on Facebook will end this month, meaning tomorrow. Here’s your final video reminder, since there are less than 48 hours to apply and be part of the contest. However, if you miss the CC11 contest on Facebook deadline...
30 Aug 2010
CC11 Contest on Facebook: Last Weekend to Apply Before Deadline
Watch the video below about the Children's Congress Contest on Facebook (FB) before it ends on Tuesday, August 31, 2010. The video will give you tips on what you need to prepare before you start working on your application for the 2011 Children's Congress (CC11). For details on what to include...
27 Aug 2010
6 Days to Go: Tips to Apply to CC11 This Weekend!
The first ever Children’s Congress Contest on Facebook (FB) is quickly coming to an end. If you haven’t already submitted your 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11) application on Facebook, you need to do it this weekend so you can be part of a random drawing where one applicant will be selected...
26 Aug 2010
Time Running Out - Join the CC11 Contest on Facebeook
Check out the video reminder below about the 2011 Children’s Congress Contest on Facebook . Time is running out, less than two weeks left; submit your applications this weekend to be part of the contest! All applicants must be between the ages of 4 and 17 on the first day of Children’s Congress...
20 Aug 2010
Tips for Children’s Congress Application Letter
As promised, I wanted to share with you some additional tips on what to include in the letter to your Members of Congress that should be submitted with your 2011 Children’s Congress (CC11) applications. See below for topics you MUST.... click this link, http://bit.ly/aFmBqn , to read the rest of...
11 Aug 2010
JDRF's Children's Congress Hits Facebook: Apply today on FB and win your spot in the 2011 Children's Congress!
Thousands of children have applied over the years but only 150 are selected for each class of delegates to JDRF's Children's Congress. Early in July, JDRF Advocacy launched the application to the 2011 Children's Congress (CC11), which will be held from June 20 to June 22 of next year. Today...
3 Aug 2010
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