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Exciting! Inspiring! Hopeful! – JDRF Children’s Congress #tbt

Shannon took the leap and applied to JDRF Children’s Congress in 2013 and loved every minute of her experience! If you’ll be between the ages of 4-17 from July 13-15, 2015, apply to join us next summer in Washington, DC! Please visit our website for more information and take the first step in learning how powerful your voice can be […]

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Years of Advocacy Experience Under One Intern’s Belt

Last Friday, we introduced you to Mia, one of the JDRF Advocacy office’s three summer interns! This week, we are featuring Anna. Anna has been involved with JDRF Advocacy for years and we are glad she is with us this summer! Meet Anna! This summer I have been extremely fortunate to have been chosen as […]

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A Different Morning Routine Compared to Last Summer, But a Similar Theme

Each summer, the JDRF Advocacy office has 3-4 interns helping advance our mission and learning all they can along the way. This summer, we have three ladies with us, all from different backgrounds and stories. First up – Mia! Take it away Mia! As one of the many interns that flood D.C. each summer, I […]

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Watch JDRF’s 2013 Children’s Congress Highlights!

Our JDRF Advocacy team is excited to share with you the 2013 Children’s Congress (CC13) Highlight Video. Not only can you watch the CC13 delegates in action during last summer’s main event, but also see their work in meetings up on Capitol Hill, a ‘Role Models in Diabetes’ town hall session, and ending with a […]

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Make JDRF Advocacy Part of Your Holidays

It’s that time of year again where you know the leaves are turning and everyone is getting ready for the coming holidays and time with loved-ones. This year, while you spend time out and about with family and friends we want you to know that we’re thankful for YOU and the support you helped us […]

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Cameron a Promise Veteran #ThrowBackThursday

Cameron doesn’t need much in the way of an introduction, so without further ado, meet Cameron! Hi. My name is Cameron Crouse, I am a thirteen years years old and I live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. I was diagnosed with type one diabetes (T1D) a month before my third birthday. After my diagnosis in May of […]

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A Look Past Children’s Congress

This summer has been a whirlwind with Children’s Congress, Promise to Remember Me kicking off and looking ahead to the Special Diabetes Program renewal , however, we have been fortunate enough to have four, energetic interns working in the Advocacy office to keep us focused. They have all left us and returned to their respective […]

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Going from Knowing 2 People with T1D to Knowing 161

The JDRF Advocacy office has been extremely lucky this summer, having four amazing, unique and hardworking interns. We are sad to lose them as the summer wraps, however before they left, we had them each write a blog post about their experience at Children’s Congress, the main campaign they all helped on. We already introduced […]

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