Government Advocacy Webinars

Recorded Summer 2023

The Epilepsy Leadership Council partnered with the Epilpesies Action Network to plan and host a series of webinars in 2023. 


Federal Advocacy 101

The Epilepsy Leadership Council hosted the first in a series of webinars on federal advocacy on Wednesday, June 21, 2023. In this one-hour webinar, epilepsy leaders reviewed the importance of advocacy, federal government basics, and appropriations and authorizations process. Individuals with epilepsy, caregivers, physicians and other healthcare providers, researchers, and advocates of all advocacy experience levels are invited to watch and share this information. 

Epilepsy Funding Across Federal Agencies

Recorded July 20, 2023 
What do federal agencies do? Which ones fund epilepsy-related activities? How can I advocate for this funding to continue and expand? Join the Epilepsy Leadership Council for this 1-hour webinar and hear from epilepsy leaders who will answer these questions and more.

Take Action - How to Get Involved in Advocacy for Epilepsy

Recorded September 11, 2023 You have an important story as a person impacted by epilepsy. Join this webinar to learn how to tell that story to impact policy makers. In this third and final ELC advocacy webinar we will hear from experts on how to tell your story, meet with Congressional Staff, and communicate with Staff and Members of Congress. You will also hear examples of how people impacted by epilepsy used their story to advocate for change.

The Epilepsy Leadership Council is a component of the American Epilepsy Society.


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