Learn about best practices in engaging your elected officials, and the public policy issues affecting health care and kidney disease.

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  • How to meet your elected officials in person

    Posted by Ben Shlesinger  | 

    Members of Congress spend most of their time in Washington, D.C., but when Congress is not in session, they go home to their districts. These times are called “district work periods” or “recess.” This is when public officials can meet with their constituents locally rather than in the nation’s capital. Read more >>

  • Do you know who are your elected officials?

    Posted by Ben Shlesinger  | 

    There are more than 50 new members of the U.S. House of Representatives and seven new U.S. Senators! Check to see if you have new elected officials! Read more >>

  • Welcome to the AKF Advocacy Blog

    Posted by Ben Shlesinger  | 

    In the changing health care landscape, and with a new administration in Washington, we have started this blog as a means to provide members of our Advocacy Network important and up-to-date information. Read more >>