Advocate with Us
We are the leader in stimulating federal support for lupus, generating more than $550 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.
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 research and education.
of the Congressional Lupus Caucus.
lupus advocates raising their voices nationwide.
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.Become an Advocate
Right now, you can take action to support people living lupus - it only takes a few minutes to make an impact.
Sit down with your members of Congress at home or in Washington, DC.
Tweet or email your elected officials about important lupus policy issues.
When you tell your lupus story, you serve as a role model for others with the disease.
The 2019 National Lupus Advocacy Summit was held from March 4-5 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. Nearly 350 advocates urged legislators on Capitol Hill to support funding for programs to help us better understand lupus and move us closer to new treatments for the disease.Learn More
Working with elected officials in the House and Senate to support policies to improve the lives of people with lupus.
Ensuring agencies like the Food and Drug Administration are responsive to the needs of people affected by lupus.
Advocating for state health programs that provide compassionate care to the people who need it most.
If you need information on health insurance options, Social Security disability benefits, or resources for financial assistance, the Lupus Foundation of America can help.Contact a Health Educator