Eating Disorders Coalition Capitol Hill Spring 2019 Advocacy Day

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KMB will be participating in the Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC) Capitol Hill Spring 2019 Advocacy Day! We will be lobbying NYS representatives on Eating Disorder policies and our personal story. Join us!

When: May 7, 2019
Where: The United States Capitol, First Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20004
Register: Click Here to Register>>

Advocate Message Training
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
TBD- U.S. Capitol Senate/House Office Building
Message Training with your team is required for everyone joining us at the EDC Advocacy Day. We will review our overall policy goals and talking points around Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with your state team members and practice your personal story.
Meetings with Congressional Offices/Staff

11:00 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
U.S. Capitol Complex
*Please note: The EDC will schedule all meetings for you.*
At the U.S. Capitol offices, each advocate will meet in teams of 4-7 with a pre-designated Team Leader to brief elected officials and their staff on the EDC’s policy goals. No one will attend meetings alone. Advocacy Day teams will arrive for each appointment, talk about the policy issue and their personal stories, and talk about how Congress can help.

Advocacy Day Wrap-Up Session
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
TBD- U.S. Capitol Senate/House Office Building
All advocates will discuss their experiences from the day’s events.

EDC Photos In Front of the U.S. Capitol
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
First Street, SE (between U.S. Capitol and Supreme Court building)

For information contact:
Eating Disorders Coalition OR check out the EDC Facebook Page





We are always looking for volunteers and participants for our upcoming events! Please see our event calendar below.
For questions please contact KMB for Answers.