District Policy Group President Ilisa Halpern Paul joined more than 100 diabetes advocates for the American Diabetes Association’s Capitol Hill Advocacy Day on April 6, 2016. Ilisa presented a keynote training session during which she provided the advocates an overview of the environment in Congress, a refresher on federal policymaking and the Congress, and recommendations for how advocates should present their requests to their elected officials. The next day the advocates held more than 125 meetings with members of Congress and their staff in order to help draw attention to and increase federal funding for diabetes.

Source: American Diabetes Association