New laws are made every day in our state capitols and Washington, DC that affect people living with MS. Would you like to weigh in on these decisions? Well, you can by becoming an MS Activist in Alaska, Montana, and Washington!
At the National MS Society, we relentlessly advocate for change essential to people with MS.
We work together to break down barriers to care, improve access to quality health services, and make MS therapies more affordable. We improve accessibility, MS research funding and long-term care resources.
What can you do today?
- Learn more about MS advocacy in your state: Alaska, Montana, Washington
- Become an MS Activist and meet with members of Congress and the state legislature to share your stories and ensure our government works for you
- Tell us your story so we can educate elected officials and the media
- Sign up for MS Action Alerts, our grassroots network of individuals who email their elected officials about laws affecting people with MS
If you’re having trouble getting what you need from a government program or community resource, check out our self advocacy tools. Self advocacy means speaking up for oneself. This includes all the basics about how to advocate for yourself, plus principles and practical tips to help you succeed.