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San Francisco - Join our Public Policy Committee and advocate for individuals affected by Alzheimer'

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Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

  • 5 people are interested
Support Group

Has Alzheimer's disease impacted you or your family?
Are you interested in learning more about public policy and meeting with the politicians that represent your community?

Join a team of dedicated individuals that are influencing public policy and taking a stand in the fight against Alzheimer's.

In this role, you will meet with local representatives and advocate for those impacted by Alzheimer's disease. Our Public Policy Committee members are on the front lines, learning about new legislation and meeting face to face with the mayors, governors, house members and senators that represent our communities in the San Francisco Bay Area, and he greater Northern California region.

Members assist by:
-Meeting monthly (in-person or remotely) to discuss key legislation and coordinate plans to get involved.
-Coordinating time to meet face to face with politicians and advocate for Alzheimer's care, support, education, research and funding.
-Being champions in their communities, and helping us get the word out about events and activities.

This is a great and flexible opportunity to get involved and make a direct impact with our lawmakers and decision makers at the highest levels. Monthly meetings take place at our San Francisco office (100 Pine Street, Suite 2150) with an option to join the meetings remotely via phone.

If interested, or if you have additional questions, please contact Jeff Russell - jprussell@alz.org or 415-463-8501.

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About Alzheimer's Association, Northern CA and Northern NV

Location:

2290 N. First Street, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95131, US

Mission Statement

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision, A world without Alzheimer's disease.

Description

We provide programs and support services for patients, families, caregivers, and others in the San Francisco Bay Area affected by Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. Outside the federal government, the Alzheimer's Association is the largest research funder in the country and offers advocacy opportunities to make public policy change.

Health & Medicine
Justice & Legal
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

100 Pine Street Suite 2150San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA 94111

(37.79258,-122.39898)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Regularly scheduled meetings (in-person and remote options available).

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