Welcome to the 112 th Congress! What’s our agenda?
As an Ambassador you’re expected to be a leader at the Advocacy Summit. Be sure to stop by the registration table for your pin and ribbon.
2011 Advocacy Priorities Join the Congressional Arthritis Caucus Send a letter to the President asking for arthritis to be a national priority. Support arthritis research at the Department of Defense Continue the JA Registry at NIH
Task http://www.arthritis.org/ambassador_assignment.php Update your Ambassador Profile for the 112 th Congress Submit your Ambassador Report Form to firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb 21. Introduce yourself to your Health Legislative Assistant (by phone) Capitol Switchboard: (202) 225-3121 Request that they join the arthritis caucus Follow-up with an email and an issue brief.
2011 Briefing Schedule The bi-monthly advocacy briefing webinars for Arthritis Ambassadors will take place at 3PM (EST or EDT) on the first Wednesday of every other month. The dates for 2011 are as follows: Wednesday February 2, 2011 Wednesday April 6, 2011 Wednesday June 1, 2011 Wednesday August 3, 2011 Wednesday October 5, 2011 Wednesday December 7, 2011 Available year-round at: http://www.arthritis.org/media/advocacy/ambassador-kit/2011- Briefing-Schedule.pdf http://www.arthritis.org/media/advocacy/ambassador-kit/2011- Briefing-Schedule.pdf
New Ambassador Orientation New Ambassador Orientations will take place at 4:00PM (EST or EDT) on the following dates: Wednesday February 2, 2011 Wednesday June 1, 2011 Wednesday December 7, 2011