JDRF Children’s Congress 2017 Application

by Leighann on September 5, 2016

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This week JDRF opened up the application process for the 2017 Children’s Congress. JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress will take place on July 24-26, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

From the JDRF Children’s Congress website:

“Every two years, more than 150 children living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) gather in Washington, D.C., to meet face-to-face with some of the top decision-makers in the U.S. government. The children, ages 4 to 17, represent all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The delegates in JDRF’s Children’s Congress enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help Members of Congress understand what life with T1D is like and why research to fund life-changing therapies until a cure can be found is so critical. They speak up on behalf of the millions of people living with T1D and the families and friends who love them.”

Apply on the JDRF Children’s Congress website.

Check back in the coming weeks as I share more about our Children’s Congress experience and my thoughts on how and when to apply.

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