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Raise your voice to fight lupus

We are the leader in stimulating federal support for lupus, generating more than $684 million for lupus research and education in the past five years. Every day we fight to ensure the government is responsive to the needs of the 1.5 million Americans living with lupus, and your voice is one of the most powerful tools we have.

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A Legacy of Success

The Lupus Foundation of America has been driving effective policy change to improve the lives of people affected by lupus since 1977.


in federal funding for lupus-specific programs.

60+ members

of the Congressional Lupus Caucus.


lupus advocates raising their voices nationwide.

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The nation's largest lupus advocacy event is back - the 2024 National Lupus Advocacy Summit will be held in Washington, DC from May 19-21! Hundreds of lupus advocates will come together to learn about the latest in lupus research, connect with other advocates, and advocate for policies to improve the lives of all people affected by lupus.

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Add your voice to the fight against lupus

In Washington, DC and state capitals around the country, our advocates tell their stories and urge their elected officials to support policies that improve the lives of people affected by lupus.

Lupus Advocates in Action

Right now, you can take action to support people living lupus - it only takes a few minutes to make an impact.

Meet with Congress

Sit down with your members of Congress at home or in Washington, DC.

Digital Advocacy

Tweet or email your elected officials about important lupus policy issues.

Tell Your Story

When you tell your lupus story, you serve as a role model for others with the disease.

Who We Work With
U.S. Congress

Working with elected officials in the House and Senate to support policies to improve the lives of people with lupus.

Federal Agencies

Ensuring agencies like the Food and Drug Administration are responsive to the needs of people affected by lupus.

State Governments

Advocating for state health programs that provide compassionate care to the people who need it most.

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Assistance with Government Programs

If you need information on health insurance options, Social Security disability benefits, or resources for financial assistance, the Lupus Foundation of America can help.