Do you want to join the hundreds of advocates raising their voice with their members of Congress? If so, join us on September 28th & 29th for the MDA Advocacy Institute: Virtual Summit and Hill Day! Meeting face-to-face virtually with your members of Congress is the best way to make sure they hear from you and take action on MDA’s legislative priorities.
Raise Your Voice
During this Summit & Hill Day, you’ll receive an in-depth training on the issues, learn the best way to have an effective meeting with your lawmakers, meet other advocates, and then attend important virtual meetings with your members of Congress. This event is free for participants and is wonderful opportunity to speak up and make sure your voice is heard on key issues that will truly empower the neuromuscular community!
At a Glance: Key Summit & Hill Day Events
9-21-2022: Pre-Event Issues Training – Before the Summit & Hill Day officially begins, learn about the key issues we’ll be meeting with lawmakers about during the Summit & Hill Day. MDA staff will give you a thorough training to make sure you're prepared for your virtual meetings.
- Note: This training will last approximately two hours and all attendees are required to attend.
9-28-2022: Day 1 - Logistics Training– MDA staff will recap the issues from the previous training. In addition, learn how to have a productive lawmaker meeting, go over your meeting schedule, and practice with fellow advocates.
- Note: This training will last approximately three hours and all attendees are required to attend.
9-29-2022: Day 2 - Virtual Hill Day – It’s the big day! You’ll meet with your Representative and two Senators about key advocacy issues.
- Note: Lawmaker meeting schedules will not be finalized until closer to the event. Therefore, we recommend keeping this day fully open.
As we get closer to the event, MDA will provide more details about these key Summit & Hill Day events.
How Can I Attend?
Fill out an interest form by August 15th! MDA’s team will review all interested advocates and will let everyone know if they’ve been selected by August 18th. We will do our best to select as many people who submitted a form as possible.
Need more information? Check out the recorded information session below. If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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