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  • 164 Delegates, One Voice

    August 10, 2017

    The JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress Delegation was tasked with an important job: asking their Members of Congress to renew the Special Diabetes...

  • One Idea Can Make A Big Difference

    July 17, 2017

    As JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress approaches, it’s the perfect time to revisit how this groundbreaking type 1 diabetes (T1D) advocacy event came...

  • Lily & Henry: Taking on T1D Together

    July 7, 2017

    Lily Coan, a 13-year-old JDRF 2017 Children’s Congress Delegate, has some impressive advocacy efforts under her belt. She’s spoken about type 1...

  • Micah Kane Finds His Forever Family

    June 7, 2017

    Seventeen-year-old Micah’s greatest supporter is his family—and when you hear his story you’ll understand why. A Delegate for the JDRF 2017 Children’s...

  • My Greatest Supporters in the Senate

    April 27, 2017

    by Kelly DeSola When then 10-year-old  Carson Magee attended JDRF Children’s Congress in Washington, D.C. in July of 2013, he had no...

  • JDRF Statement on the Passing of International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore

    January 25, 2017

    Mary Tyler Moore won American hearts by portraying two famous television characters – Laura Petrie on The Dick Van Dyke Show and...

  • Exciting! Inspiring! Hopeful! - JDRF Children's Congress #tbt

    October 16, 2014

    Shannon took the leap and applied to JDRF Children’s Congress in 2013 and loved every minute of her experience! If you’ll be between the...

  • Where Are They Now?

    October 1, 2013

    Children's Congress is not only JDRF's flagship advocacy event, it is one of the largest advocacy events in our nation's capital. More than 1,000 kids and teens have served as delegates. Many of them are now all grown up and changing the world in their very own ways.

  • Where Are They Now?

    September 25, 2013

    Children's Congress is not only JDRF's flagship advocacy event, it is one of the largest advocacy events in our nation's capital. More than 1,000 kids and teens have served as delegates. Many of them are now all grown up and changing the world in their very own ways.

  • Where Are They Now?

    September 18, 2013

    Children's Congress is not only JDRF's flagship advocacy event, it is one of the largest advocacy events in our nation's capital. More than 1,000 kids and teens have served as delegates. Many of them are now all grown up and changing the world in their very own ways.