Our Advocates engaged in 163 bills in 39 states, resulting in 17 new laws.
Our army of advocates grew to over 150,000!
There are more than 1,100 Ambassadors in our program, with almost 180 new members in the past two years
49 people achieved the Platinum Ambassador Award and will be honored at the Platinum Ambassador Assembly in March 2018.
Since launching the Junior Ambassador program in 2017, we have 60 members spanning 25 states.
Ambassadors showcased their advocacy accomplishments in our new Ambassador Spotlight Blog and Advocate Webinar Series.
We engaged with over 5,000 Advocates and Ambassadors through surveys and focus groups, collecting feedback to amplify the patient voice on specific issues.
Connections with Congress
Thousands of Advocates made connections with their members of Congress, resulting in new co-sponsors on our priority legislation.
We championed patient-centered policy solutions to improve healthcare.
State Capitol Days
Over 200 Advocates attended 7 State Capitol Days, resulting in 227 legislative visits.
140 of 535 members of Congress sit on the Congressional Arthritis Caucus