Welcome to National Hemophilia Foundation’s 2021 Washington Days!
 

NHF’s Washington Days is an opportunity for people affected by bleeding disorders to advocate for issues that are important to them. In 2020, Washington Days had more than 450 volunteer advocates from 45 states that met with legislators and staff to discuss federal funding for bleeding disorder programs and access to skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). 

Washington Days 2021 will be a virtual experience with programming from March 1 – March 5. We are closely monitoring various legislative and policy opportunities as we prepare for our event in March. The issues and priorities will be announced later this year and a detailed agenda will be available in late January.

Washington Days Agenda

Each registrant is expected to participate in all scheduled events, all times are EST.

Tuesday, February 16 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Planning Webinar for Beginner Advocates (0-1 times attending prior WD)
Tuesday, February 16 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Planning Webinar for Advanced Advocates (2 or more times attending WD)
Monday, March 1 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Hill Visits and Issues Training
Tuesday, March 2 TBD 30 Minute State Team Meetings
Wednesday, March 3 TBD Legislative Meetings
Thursday, March 4 TBD Legislative Meetings
Friday, March 5 12:00 PM - 2:00 State and Local Advocacy Training

Each participant needs to complete a registration (no registrations should be completed for children 12 years old and under). Registration closes Friday, February 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.  

For any registration related questions, or if you registered and can no longer participate, please e-mail nhfregistration@hemophilia.org.

For any advocacy related questions or concerns, please contact advocate@hemophilia.org


 


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