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Amputee Coalition 2022 Advocacy Forum Coming in April

Mar 24, 2022 |


Amputee Coalition 2022 Advocacy Forum Coming in April

Mark your calendar now for the 2022 Advocacy Forum, which will be held during National Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month (LLLDAM) in April. This signature event will provide an opportunity for individuals to advocate for the limb loss and limb difference community and elevate how our members thrive. This year’s Forum activities will be offered as three, one-hour events that will address the new online lead advocacy training, grassroots advocacy program, and diabetes-related prevention.

The lineup of virtual activities include:

  • Lead Advocate Call – Tuesday, April 5 at 7pm ET
    Lead Advocates will learn firsthand about the improved grassroots advocacy program, and how to get involved. A step-by-step overview of the new online lead advocate training curriculum will also be revealed. (Open to Lead Advocates only)
  • LLLDAM Advocacy Call – Wednesday, April 13 at 2pm ET
    Discover the Amputee Coalition advocacy priorities and ways to advance our efforts during Limb Loss and Limb Difference Month. Get a sneak peek of the new online lead advocate training and its benefits that will help you become an expert lead advocate. (Open to the Public)
  • PAD/CAD/Diabetes Prevention Call – Wednesday, April 20 at 2pm ET
    Hear from guest speakers about recent policies and resources that address amputation caused by peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and coronary artery disease (CAD), and preventative measures. (Open to the Public)
  • May All Advocate Call – Tuesday, May 3 at 7pm ET
    Hear from special guest speakers for Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month and Mental Health Month. Learn about year-round advocacy opportunities including building support for the National Limb Loss Resource Center. (Open to the Public)

The Amputee Coalition strives daily to build a vibrant network of advocates to advance the needs of the 2.1 million Americans living with limb loss and limb difference and the 28 million Americans at risk of experiencing limb loss. We also recognize this population will double by 2050. We believe the time to act is now to ensure support for those living with limb loss and limb difference.

Register now to participate in the 2022 Advocacy Forum for free. Secure your spot today!