This week, Congress approved a budget resolution that will allow lawmakers to make certain changes to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid.
Kids from 20 States Make Case for Drug Funding and Access to Care for Fatal Disease
As part of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's ninth annual Teen Advocacy Day, 162 advocates from 38 states met with elected officials in Washington, D.C., to tell their stories and make sure the cystic fibrosis community is heard in ongoing health care reform discussions.
As our country prepares for the transition to a new presidential administration and congressional session, the CF Foundation is hard at work to understand what the changes in our political leadership mean for people with cystic fibrosis. Our interest is in supporting you.
Learn four tips for telling your cystic fibrosis story so people are listening, engaged and inspired to take action.
March on the Hill brings a mix of new and familiar faces to Capitol Hill every year. The connections and stories that our advocates share with their elected officials are making lasting impressions that impact the entire CF community. And as this event has grown, so too has the cystic fibrosis story.
One of the questions that we ask our representatives during the Foundation's signature advocacy event, March on the Hill, is to join the Congressional CF Caucus. Here is my story of what happened when I (accidently) asked a senator to join that caucus.
A few weeks ago, while contemplating the trip I was about to take to Washington D.C. to join my fellow advocates for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's tenth annual March on the Hill, I challenged myself to "think big." So I sat down in front of the computer and wrote a letter to the President of the United States.