Play a key role in advocacy by sharing with federal lawmakers your story of living with MS. This helps educate legislators on the challenges facing those with MS, and helps guide them as they make public policy decisions on issues that impact individuals with MS and their families.
Become an MS Activist
Types & Skills Sets for MS Activists:
The layperson who has a story to tell, but is untrained in advocacy.
- An Action Alert participant who is willing to share a story and/or contact an elected official by phone or email.
An MS Advocacy Ambassador who resides in a key legislative district or has mastered a specific issue or priority.
- An MS Activist, especially skilled in communicating, who is willing to participate in an advocacy workshop, teleconference, and/or State Public Policy Day.
Additional Federal Advocacy Information
Activism Success Stories
Meet an MS Activist
Follow the “I’m an MS Activist Blog”
Join the Action Alert Network
Take the 2013 MS Activist Survey
Download the MS Activist Toolkit
Congressional Multiple Sclerosis Caucus
Fiscal Year 2014 Appropriations
The Affordable Care Act FAQs and Resources
People Living With MS: Impacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Position Papers and Policies