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Every action counts—even if you only have a few minutes today. Get started:
 

I only have a few minutes...

  • Join the Action Alert Network.
  • View the MS Activists in Action Video.
  • Take action on a hot federal issue.
  • Visit the MS activist blog and leave a comment.
  • Share your story.
  • Contact your elected official in the District of Columbia, Maryland or Virginia.
  • Read our National Health Care Reform Principles.
  • Register to vote in D.C., Maryland or Virginia.

I have some spare time...

  • Post MS issues on your own web site, blog, or viral space. Link back to ours.
  • Read about other MS activists and our success stories.
  • Learn about your elected officials and their voting records on health care issues.
  • Research state legislation online: D.C., Maryland or Virginia.
  • Download the advocacy brochure. Print copies and share with others.
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. Tell your story and ask for change on one issue.
  • Call a talk radio show and ask for change on one issue.

I can make a commitment...

  • Become an advocacy volunteer. Email AdvocacyDC@nmss.org for current volunteer job opportunities.
  • Visit your state or federal legislators in their local office
  • Become a spokesperson and share your personal story with others. Email us.
  • Help us recruit more MS activists at the next Bike MS or Walk MS events.
  • Visit a self-help group or other program to talk about the power of advocacy.
  • Become a subject matter expert and serve on a local task force.
  • Organize an event to meet other MS activists in your community.
Contact our office to learn about other opportunities. Email AdvocacyDC@nmss.org or call 202-296-5363.
 

Share Your Story

You are the credible expert about how MS has impacted your life. Sharing your story with the right people raises awareness and can drive change. Practice sharing your story in two or fewer minutes, and think about how to make it relevant to the advocacy issues about which you're passionate. 

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Get to Know Your Public Officials

Learn about your elected officials, connect with them and make your needs known.

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Educate the Media

Your voice and story are amplified when connected with media.

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Spread the Word

Online and interactive (social) media is the newest way to establish and maintain relationships with your elected officials. Become a digital activist. 

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