Grassroots Advocacy Program

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PAN’s NEW program will empower and come with extra Parkinson’s activists than ever sooner than!

This new and expanded program will arrange, mobilize and energize the Parkinson’s neighborhood. Because of prior advocacy efforts, PAN has been a success in expanding consciousness about Parkinson’s and lengthening federal investment for Parkinson’s analysis. Then again, the task isn’t over! We’d like the assistance of our grassroots advocates greater than ever!

  To jumpstart our effort, PAN has created a two-tiered program. PAN is recruiting and appointing devoted advocates to serve in two number one positions: State Advocacy Coordinators and Congressional Advocacy Coordinators.

  • State Advocacy Coordinators will volunteer to function PAN’s number one touch and will likely be answerable for coordinating Parkinson’s advocacy efforts statewide.
  • Congressional Advocacy Coordinators will volunteer to be answerable for coordinating Parkinson’s advocacy efforts inside of their Congressional district and will likely be answerable for operating and speaking without delay with State Advocacy Coordinators.

  All Advocates will supply native toughen by means of attaining out to their member of Congress and to the Parkinson’s neighborhood, whilst PAN will function the guidelines heart of the grassroots efforts. This mixture of efforts is vital to our mutual project of discovering a treatment for Parkinson’s illness once humanly conceivable.

PAN will supply a lot of knowledge retailers for advocates national. Some come with:

  • Coordinating our once a year Public Coverage Discussion board, which will likely be held this yr on Would possibly 19-21 in Washington DC– If you have an interest in attending please touch us
  • Internet hosting convention calls regularly to stay advocates up-to-date
  • Teaching the Parkinson’s neighborhood via Motion Signals and Washington Updates by the use of email correspondence
  • Offering tutorial fabrics akin to advocacy handbooks, pattern letters and truth sheets

PAN is thinking about this new program and is aware of {that a} cohesive, efficient and motivated grassroots neighborhood is necessary to make PAN’s project a fact. We’d like YOUR lend a hand! Change into an recommend and volunteer your time and effort to this necessary reason. In combination we will make a distinction!