Monday, March 18, 2024

Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC) Advocacy Day - Malinda Ann Hill Will Share Her Story on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Malinda Ann Hill will join the Eating Disorders Coalition (EDC) in Washington, D.C. for Advocacy Day 2024. We encourage others to join us, too!

This year, we will be advocating for the following initiatives:

Nutrition CARE Act (H.R.1331/S.754): The legislation will require Medicare Part B to provide coverage for medical nutrition therapy for eating disorders.

Kids Online Safety Act (S.1409): The legislation will provide kids and parents with the safeguards, tools, and transparency they need to protect against threats to children and teens' health and wellbeing online.

Three partial scholarships will be available to assist with travel and lodging costs. Apply: Application closes Monday, March 18, 2024.


Wednesday, May 1st
6 PM to 7 PM EST
Advocacy 101 Training (virtual). This is an optional training for first time advocates and/or advocates who would like a refresher on in person advocacy days.

Wednesday, May 8th
8:30 AM to 9:00 AM EST
Advocacy Day Check In & Breakfast
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Message Training & Team Practice
11:00 AM to 3:30 PM EST
Congressional Meetings (a 45-minute lunch break will be scheduled into your day)
4 PM to 5 PM EST
Wrap Up Session

Information for travel, hotel recommendations, for getting around Washington, D.C., and tips for packing can be found in our resource guide here.

PLEASE NOTE: Registering for EDC's Advocacy Day to meet with your legislators is a serious commitment. A great deal of work goes into scheduling the appointments. Please only register if you know you can commit your full day on May 8th.

Register here:

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