The Arthritis Foundation's advocacy program is made up of thousands of people just like you who care about making a difference in the lives of people with arthritis. In Northern California, one in every 4 individuals is affected by arthritis. Learn more about our advocacy priorities and sample letters you can send to your Members of Congress urging them to step forward and take action on these important issues. Get involved!
Join the Advocacy Movement
Receive Action Alerts in your inbox when important arthritis-related issues are debated on Capitol Hill.
Take part in the democratic process and serve as a liaison between your Representative and the Arthritis Foundation.
Join advocates from across the state for the 2015 California Advocacy Summit. Take a tour of the capitol, learn about arthritis advocacy priorities, and visit with your local representatives to advocate for the needs of people with arthritis. Register before April 3, 2015.
Register now for the 2015 Advocacy Summit, happening March 23-24 in Arlington, VA. For the first time ever, the Arthritis Foundation’s premier advocacy event has no registration fee! Summit attendees receive expert advocacy training, learn about priority advocacy issues and meet with their elected officials and staff. We hope to see you in Washington DC!