It’s been two days since JDRF Advocacy officially launched the Children's Congress (CC) 2011 application and the number of applicants is growing quickly! Since its inception in 1999, interest in this one of a kind advocacy event has grown steadily. Over the past 11 years, CC has come to represent the hope of millions impacted […]
It is my honor and sincere pleasure to welcome you to the 2011 Children's Congress website. This site is the center for our growing collection of Children's Congress-related web activities, including our on-line application and interactive blog. This web site offers dynamic features such as videos from the past Children's Congresses, media clips and articles and […]
Children's Congress 2009 culminated with today's Capitol Hill Blitz. JDRF's message was surely heard this morning in a senate hearing led by Senators Collins and Lieberman. Also in attendance were Senators Burris, Akaka, Lautenberg, Shaheen and Specter.
Today JDRF announced the celebrities that will be joining us in Washington, D.C., next week. In addition to our International Chairman, Mary Tyler Moore, we will be joined by Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, and retired boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. You can read more about celebrities taking part in Children's Congress here. For […]
Even though the 2009 Children's Congress is rapidly approaching on June 22, it's never too early to start planning for the next Children’s Congress event in June of 2011. Our first task is to make sure everyone who wants to apply can get an application conveniently. You can now text 'CC11' to 56333 to sign-up […]