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EveryLife Foundation and Global Genes Unite to Present RARE on the Road in Atlanta, Kansas City and Portland

The EveryLife Foundation and Global Genes are joining together to host a series of free RARE on the Road events this summer to help rare disease patients, caregivers and other advocates to learn, grow and become independent activists for their rare disease community.
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Utilizing Facebook and Twitter to Engage Policymakers is Key Part of Advocacy

Facebook and Twitter provide opportunities to engage state and federal policymakers as well as other rare disease advocates who can take action on their own and/or increase the reach of your message.
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New Report on Economic Impact of NIH Research Helps Make Case for Increased Funding

Data in a new report illustrates that NIH research creates jobs across the country and helps make the case that funding should be increased, not decreased. According to United for Medical Research (UMR), research funded by NIH supported close to 380k jobs and $64.799 billion in economic activity in FY2016.

About RDLA

Rare Disease Legislative Advocates is a program of the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases designed to support the advocacy of all rare disease patients and organizations. By growing the patient advocacy community and working collectively, we can amplify our many voices to ensure that rare disease patients are heard in state and federal government.

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