Please join the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) as we advocate for those affected by Sickle Cell Disease. This year's SCDAA advocacy campaign will continue to strongly focus on the Re-authorization of the Sickle Cell Treatment Act! It will also include promoting stable funding, better healthcare access, expanded programs, and increased education and awareness for Sickle Cell Disease consumers, families and programs throughout our nation. We are looking forward to an exciting event that will feature:
Legislative Champion Meetings
Congressional Luncheon (by invitation only)
Collaborative with Federal Partners
Our 2014 Advocacy Day events will take place on April 2nd thru April 3rd. The host hotel for the event is the Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave. Silver Spring, MD 20910.
April 2, 2014
Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel
8777 Georgia Ave Silver Spring, MD 20910
Welcome Reception 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Advocacy Training 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
(All legislative materials will be distributed at this time)
April 3, 2014
Rayburn House Building
45 Independence Ave SW, Room B339-340 Washington, DC 20007
Champion and Partner Briefing 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Hill Visits Begin 10:30 am - until
Congressional Luncheon (invitation only) 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Collaborative Meeting (Federal Partners) 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Hill Visits Continue 1:30 pm - until
*Agenda is subject to change*
Please begin contacting your legislative representatives, both House and Senate,
to schedule appointments with them. Assistance is available, if needed.
Room rates are $149 per night, plus tax. All attendees are responsible for their own room and travel. This special rate is available for rooms booked by Friday, March 14, 2014.
Please contact us with any questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org