Latest Past Events

Virtual Advocacy Chat Presents: A Town Hall with Jim Sliney Jr. – Discrimination Against Disabled Students in Higher Learning

Joelle's Virtual Advocacy Chat is handing the "camera" over to our own Jim Sliney Jr. for a very special virtual town hall to talk about Discrimination Against Disabled Students in Higher Learning. The #PatientsRisingFam is diverse, but one thread that runs through most of it is the presence of a disability. For those with disabilities […]

Afternoon Tea Time: Meet an Advocate

So we have all heard of the different awareness months. But have you ever heard of Healthcare Awareness Month? Most likely you haven’t because this August is the first time we are observing #HealthcareAwarenessMonth. This month was created to highlight healthcare legislation, news stories, and health issues happening specifically in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, […]

Wednesday Wake-Up: Congressional Recess and What That Means For You!

Congress begins its recess in August. This began in 1970 when Congress mandated a summer break as part of the Legislative Reorganization Act. Why do our legislators take a recess when there is so much to be done? There are a handful of reasons that we will talk about and you might be surprised how […]