On June 27, 2012, I attended a JDRF Research Update meeting. I sent out a message on Facebook and Twitter about being there and that I was enjoying the updates. There were a handful of people who asked me to share what I was learning. So here we go!
JDRF Research has been split into [...]Continue Reading →
Last weekend I attended a JDRF event called “Reach and Teach U” held in Bloomington, MN (one of the Twin Cities nearby suburbs) near the Mall of America.
This was the third annual event, but it was the first I had heard of and attended. There was no charge (but pre-registration was required). It was [...]Continue Reading →
The JDRF volunteers around the Minneapolis area are very active. I’m lucky to live here so I can participate in some of the great things they are doing.
My trip to Capitol Hill early in the year helped me get to know some of the people in the Grassroots Advocacy team, and since then we’ve [...]Continue Reading →
I love meetups.
I will do almost anything in my power to get to them. I missed a group meeting on Monday night, which bummed me out a bit, but couldn’t be helped.
Last night was a different story though. I spent a few hours visiting with Dean, Mike, and MissItaly. I loved it (as [...]Continue Reading →
Did you know there is a whole section of JDRF that deals with Government Relations? Me either – at least not until this trip.
When I think JDRF, I always think about fundraising and walks, stuff like that. I didn’t think about people keeping an eye on government stuff.
It makes sense though, if you [...]Continue Reading →
A quick, post-trip vlog post that I recorded last night after getting home from the airport.
I know that I look half asleep already, and I’m probably even slurring my words a little bit… but I wanted to get a quick “thank you” out to the JDRF and everyone else I met these past few [...]Continue Reading →
I am excited to have received an invitation from the JDRF Grassroots Advocacy group to join them for the 2011 JDRF Government Day event, starting this afternoon in Washington, D.C.
The event actually lasts four days, and is a mix of updates, information, advocacy training, and meeting with representatives [...]Continue Reading →
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