JDRF Advocacy

JDRF Advocacy

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WATCH: Our favorite JDRF Children's Congress memories!

We asked the JDRF Children's Congress (CC) alumni Delegates what their most exciting CC memories were, and this playlists highlights some of the memories we .

Love the JDRF Advocacy shirt! Everyone knows who the Advocates are at this Walk!

Love the JDRF Advocacy shirt! Everyone knows who the Advocates are at this Walk!

We love these shirts! Everyone knew what our JDRF Advocacy volunteers were doing at this Walk!

Everyone knew what our JDRF Advocacy volunteers were doing…

JDRF PSA for Children's Congress

JDRF PSA for Children's Congress

Another angle of the Orange County Research and Advocacy table setup at the Walk!

Another angle of the Orange County Research and Advocacy table setup at the Walk!

We love the table setup at the Orange County Walk. By combining Research and Advocacy, people approaching the table can easily get all of the resources they need!

We love the table setup at the Orange County Walk. By combining Research and Advocacy, people approaching the table can easily get all of the resources they need!

The JDRF Children’s Congress Delegates certainly spend time with their Members of Congress and their staff, however, the time spent with the other 150+ Delegates with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is just as important. Watch Hannah's #tbt from #JDRFCC in 2013! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr9Pp-xj3RA

The JDRF Children’s Congress Delegates certainly spend time with their Members of Congress and their staff, however, the time spent with the other 150+ Delegates with type 1 diabetes (T1D) is just as important. Watch Hannah's #tbt from #JDRFCC in 2013! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr9Pp-xj3RA

One year later, Carson the JDRF 2013 Children's Congress Delegate from JDRF Inland NW Branch is still raising awareness and making memories. Click to watch Carson's inspring video: http://typeonenation.org/2014/10/23/when-memories-are-still-being-made-is-it-considered-a-tbt/

One year later, Carson the JDRF 2013 Children's Congress Delegate from JDRF Inland NW Branch is still raising awareness and making memories. Click to watch Carson's inspring video: http://typeonenation.org/2014/10/23/when-memories-are-still-being-made-is-it-considered-a-tbt/

GUESS what Avery's favorite part of JDRF 2013 Children's Congress was! WATCH to find out: http://typeonenation.org/2014/10/30/my-t1d-celeb-role-models-from-jdrfcc-are-cooler-than-yours-tbt/

GUESS what Avery's favorite part of JDRF 2013 Children's Congress was! WATCH to find out: http://typeonenation.org/2014/10/30/my-t1d-celeb-role-models-from-jdrfcc-are-cooler-than-yours-tbt/

July 2015 will mark the 9th biennial JDRF Children's Congress (CC), this photo is from the 3rd event. JDRF Children's Congress brings 150+ children ages 4-17, living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) together in Washington, DC. The CC Delegates enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help Members of Congress understand what life with T1D is like & why research to fund life-changing therapies until a cure can be found is so critical. To learn more, please visit our website: http://cc.jdrf.org

July 2015 will mark the 9th biennial JDRF Children's Congress (CC), this photo is from the 3rd event. JDRF Children's Congress brings 150+ children ages 4-17, living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) together in Washington, DC. The CC Delegates enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help Members of Congress understand what life with T1D is like & why research to fund life-changing therapies until a cure can be found is so critical. To learn more, please visit our website: http://cc.jdrf.org

See the highlights from JDRF 2003 Children's Congress! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuMDTMq1EnA&list=PLCA259C2EFC9407B4&index=3

See the highlights from JDRF 2003 Children's Congress! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuMDTMq1EnA&list=PLCA259C2EFC9407B4&index=3

Mary Tyler Moore testified along with Sugar Ray Leonard and some of our JDRF Children's Congress Delegates during the Congressional Hearing the JDRF Children's Congress 2009 Delegates attended.

Mary Tyler Moore testified along with Sugar Ray Leonard and some of our JDRF Children's Congress Delegates during the Congressional Hearing the JDRF Children's Congress 2009 Delegates attended.

See the highlights from JDRF 2009 Children's Congress! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bAmqt4aR78&list=PLCA259C2EFC9407B4&index=6

See the highlights from JDRF 2009 Children's Congress! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bAmqt4aR78&list=PLCA259C2EFC9407B4&index=6

While in Washington, DC for JDRF Children's Congress, the CC Delegates get to know our JDRF Celebrity Role Models. The Delegates spend time listening to their type 1 diabetes (T1D) stories and how our Role Models have overcome life's hurdles.

While in Washington, DC for JDRF Children's Congress, the CC Delegates get to know our JDRF Celebrity Role Models. The Delegates spend time listening to their type 1 diabetes stories and how our Role Models have overcome life's hurdles.

Click to see the 3 words, JDRF 2013 Children's Congress Delegate Shannon from Wisconsin used to describe her experience in Washington, DC at #JDRFCC! http://typeonenation.org/2014/10/16/exciting-inspiring-hopeful-jdrf-childrens-congress-tbt/

Click to see the 3 words, JDRF 2013 Children's Congress Delegate Shannon from Wisconsin used to describe her experience in Washington, DC at #JDRFCC! http://typeonenation.org/2014/10/16/exciting-inspiring-hopeful-jdrf-childrens-congress-tbt/

Sugar Ray Leonard showed some muscle while he meet with Members of Congress and got to know our JDRF 2009 Children's Congress Delegates!

Sugar Ray Leonard showed some muscle while he meet with Members of Congress and got to know our JDRF 2009 Children's Congress Delegates!