National Advocacy Day 2024

March 6, 2024


#Rally4Tourette with the Tourette Syndrome and other Tic Disorders community!

We are pleased to announce our Advocacy Day for Wednesday, March 6, 2024. Register now to secure your spot for the 2024 National Tourette Advocacy Day. Registration includes:  

+ A preparation webinar on advocacy. 

+ Optional open questions/storytelling preparation sessions.  

+ A Pre-Advocacy Day Evening Kick-off Dinner on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, with speakers, preparation, and training for National Advocacy Day.  

+ Breakfast before heading to Capitol Hill.  

+ Lunch at the Congressional Briefing on Tourette Syndrome on Capitol Hill.  

+ Transportation to Capitol Hill and several scheduled bus returns to hotels.  

+ All meetings scheduled for you with your Representative and Senators**.  

+ All Advocacy Day attendees will need to attend the mandatory National Advocacy Day Webinar on Advocacy training on Wednesday, February 7th, 2024, at 7 p.m. ET.   

+ During the webinar, you will learn about the TAA’s priority issues, how to conduct a meeting, and key talking points to utilize.   

+ Advocacy Day attendees can attend optional open questions/storytelling preparation sessions on February 13th, and 15th, 2024 at 7 pm ET. In these sessions, attendees can ask questions about Advocacy Day and how to tell their personal stories in a way that highlights our key asks for Representatives and Senators.   

Please DO NOT schedule your own meetings with your Representatives or Senators.  

***The discounted hotel room block for Advocacy Day is nearly at capacity. Please complete the registration process and our team will contact you to provide options and details. 

**Meetings will be scheduled at the availability of the Representative or Senator and/or their staff. 

 ***2024 trained Junior Youth Ambassadors, Youth Ambassadors, and Rising Leaders will attend National Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill and do not need to register/purchase a ticket. Junior Youth Ambassadors and Youth Ambassadors must be accompanied by an adult. 

**** Tickets must be purchased for each person, and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.     

**Meetings will be scheduled from 9 am-5 pm ET. Please schedule travel time to accommodate for meetings.