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We have asked you to tweet us , follow us , pin us , and read with us ! Well I am excited to announce that we would love for you to ’gram us as well! JDRF Advocacy is excited to announce our newest social media neighborhood, Instagram ! The Instagram community might not be new to you—perhaps...
11 Apr 2013
We Heart YOU!
Advocates, here we are, February 14, Valentine’s Day! Happy Valentine’s Day to you and to your #1! Here on the JDRF Grassroots team, we wanted to make sure you felt the love we exude for you today. We wanted to make sure you knew just how much we appreciate, love, adore, admire and genuinely...
12 Feb 2013
42 Reasons JDRF is Thankful for YOU
JDRF was founded 42 years ago, by parents of children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in 1970. For the past 42 years, JDRF staff and volunteers have worked together to fund research aimed at finding a cure, better treating and preventing T1D. This year, the JDRF Annual Report 2012 highlights 42 specific milestones...
18 Jan 2013
The Time to Renew the SDP is NOW!
For the past few months, we’ve been stressing the importance of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP) , which has in one way or another changed the lives of every person living with diabetes today. Since Congress and the Administration created the program in 1997, the SDP has led to groundbreaking...
7 Nov 2012
Tips to Children's Congress
We’re less than 2 weeks out from the last day to apply to the JDRF Children's Congress 2013 - Thursday, November 1 or T1D Day! If you know someone age 4 to 17 with T1D (type 1 diabetes) and has never been a CC Delegate, I hope you’ll encourage him or her to submit an application this...
22 Oct 2012
Role Models in Diabetes
The Children’s Congress 2013 (CC13) applications are due on November 1, 2012, the event will be held in Washington, D.C. from July 8-10, 2013 so don't miss your chance to participate! I also wanted to share another quick note from Angie Platt, Chair of CC13, on the Role Models in Diabetes town...
12 Oct 2012
Apply to be a Children’s Congress Delegate Today! HERE'S WHY...
Every other year, JDRF brings children aged 4 to 17 years from all across the country to Washington, D.C. In face-to-face meetings with their lawmakers, Children’s Congress delegates help them understand the challenges of living with type 1 and why a cure is so important. For my daughter and for...
5 Oct 2012
Thanks to Type 1 Diabetes and JDRF
Yesterday, Angie Platt, Children’s Congress 2013 Chair, sent me the following so I could share her experience at the 2011 event with you, so be sure to apply by November 1 if you’re between the ages 4-17 . Hope you enjoy and be sure to leave a comment or a question for Angie: Children’s...
4 Oct 2012
Meet Jonathan, Children’s Congress 2013 Chair-Kid!
Meet Jonathan, Children’s Congress 2013 (CC13) Chair-Kid! Jonathan’s not only the Chair-Kid for CC13 but he’s also been keeping busy advocating for type 1 diabetes in all sorts of ways. With the support of his mom, Angie, the Chair of CC13 , and dad, Jon, Jonathan has been an amazing...
13 Sep 2012
Meet the Newbie: Amanda McKinney
Join me in welcoming Amanda, the newest member to join JDRF Advocacy and our blog! Amanda started with the JDRF Capitol Chapter a year ago, a few months after she graduated college. Amanda is a born and raised Washingtonian. Over the past year, she has worked on the chapter’s events, as well as...
31 Aug 2012
NEW VIDEO: Why We Became T1D Advocates
During my three and a half years working on the JDRF Advocacy team I've been asked over and over again "Why should I become a JDRF Advocate?" To me it always seemed fairly simple--your Congressperson needs to hear from you about the T1D issues that impact you. The more people that Congress...
11 Jun 2012
#JDRFac2012: Cure T1D!
#JDRFac2012 is a blog series to prepare JDRF’s ‘All for 1’ Annual Conference attendees for their time on Capitol Hill, and to educate you as readers on why JDRFers will be on the Hill on your behalf and how you can help . We’re back from Memorial Day but I’ll be honest,...
29 May 2012
#JDRFac2012: Treating Type 1 Diabetes…
#JDRFac2012 is a blog series to prepare JDRF’s ‘All For 1’ Annual Conference attendees for their time on Capitol Hill, and to educate you as readers on why JDRFers will be on the Hill on your behalf and how you can help . Hope you all are getting ready for Memorial Day! Before you head...
24 May 2012
#JDRFac2012: Preventing Type 1 Diabetes!
#JDRFac2012 is a blog series to prepare JDRF’s ‘All For 1’ Annual Conference attendees for their time on Capitol Hill, and to educate you as readers on why JDRFers will be on the Hill on your behalf and how you can help . Last week, I shared with you the monetary investment made into...
15 May 2012
JDRF Press Release Thanks Congress
Check out the official thanks from JDRF to Congress for its support of the Special Diabetes Program (SDP). Some great highlights on why the SDP is important to T1D and how Congress is supporting it. You can also thank Congress by visiting our call-to-action page and send a quick email to your Members...
11 May 2012
#JDRFac2012: Partners for the Cure
#JDRFac2012 is a blog series to prepare JDRF’s ‘All For 1’ Annual Conference attendees for their time on Capitol Hill, and to educate you as readers on why JDRFers will be on the Hill on your behalf and how you can help . In June, JDRF’s chapter staff and volunteer leaders will...
9 May 2012
JDRF Advocacy on #DSMA Radio
In case you missed it, I wanted share with you a recording of a weekly online radio show broadcast by Diabetes Social Media Advocacy Live (DSMA), where yours truly was invited to talk about our advocacy efforts. I had a great time talking with Cherise Shockley , the founder of DSMA, and one of the co...
20 Apr 2012
Dr. Kowalski Video: Ask Congress to Support T1D Research
Yesterday we had Dr. Aaron Kowalski, JDRF’s Assistant VP of Treatment Therapies, in our JDRF Advocacy office. I took the opportunity to capture some video thoughts from Dr. Kowalski on why we need to make sure we keep working to support diabetes research where ever possible. See the video below...
18 Apr 2012
Post-Government Day Meeting Digest
It has been a busy week here at JDRF Advocacy! On Monday and Tuesday, advocates were fervently fighting for research funding by meeting with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill as a part of JDRF's Government Day event. The attendees met with a total of 504 Member offices! Advocates who were unable...
8 Mar 2012
Continue NIH Research like the Artificial Pancreas
Good Thursday to you and hope you had a chance to follow along our #JDRFGovDay efforts on Twitter earlier this week. Volunteer JDRF Advocacy leaders were on Capitol Hill on Monday and Tuesday to ask Congress to support a letter issued to the congressional leadership by the House and Senate caucuses on...
8 Mar 2012
#JDRFGovDay Reflections: Day 2
See a few videos from day 2 of 2012 JDRF Government Day. During this day we covered information on our efforts and tools for advocacy. Hear advocates share their connection to T1D and what they’ve learned so far! Some folks just want to help our cause because it's the right thing to do, hear...
5 Mar 2012
#JDRFGovDay Reflections: Day 1
Check out a few videos I was able to capture of our advocacy leaders during registration yesterday. You can follow what we’re doing at the 2012 JDRF Government Day by tracking us on Twitter using the hashtag #JDRFGovDay… we already have a few pictures up and more to come!! =] Tomorrow we...
4 Mar 2012
More than Ever: Your Feedback Is Important
Every year the JDRF Advocacy team conducts a survey of our T1D advocate network and this year’s survey is right around the corner, coming this Thursday, February 16! Since the beginning of October 2011, the JDRF T1D advocate network has grown by nearly 35%! This is due to the great work you all...
13 Feb 2012
Happy Holidays from the JDRF Advocacy Finger!
Happy Holidays! Check out a holiday video message from the JDRF Advocacy staff, all the best in 2012! =] Hasan JDRF Advocacy
22 Dec 2011
It's Been a Busy Week for the Artificial Pancreas Campaign!
We've had quite a busy and exciting week involving the artificial pancreas campaign! As you know, JDRF has been leading a campaign to ensure that the FDA releases a clear and reasonable artificial pancreas guidance document by December 1 st that incorporates recommendations from the clinical community...
3 Nov 2011
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