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/
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
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/