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By: Wendy Dimas

Welcome to 2022, Champions! New Year, New Advocacy Opportunities!

January 12, 2022

Welcome to 2022 Champions!!

We are looking forward to another impactful year of advocacy as we all unite to beat malaria! As we move into this new year, we look back at 2021 with great appreciation for all your efforts in helping to end one of history’s deadliest diseases.

In case you missed the news, our summit registration is now live! You can click here to register. Like in 2021, we will be hosting our summit digitally. This is a great opportunity to invite the people in your world to join us! Never before has advocacy been as accessible as it is now! Summit participants can join from the comfort and safety of their homes, reducing the amount of time taken off work to participate in meetings with Members of Congress.  To support all NBN champions, the Nothing But Nets team will continue to provide resources and opportunities to make meetings with Congress a success!

In support of these efforts, I am happy to introduce you to our new Grassroots Advocacy Associate, Maegan Cross!   Meet Maegan ‘personally’  at our upcoming webinars and  click here to listen to why Maegan is United to Beat Malaria!

 

We are excited to celebrate 2022 with you and look forward to all the new opportunities this year will bring! To help us get started, here is a peek at what’s over the horizon in the coming weeks.

  • Monday, January 24th
    • Join us for our first webinar of the year! Dr. Tara Bracken will lead a training on the latest WHO World Malaria Report. The webinar will kick off at 6p ET. Click here to register and select the appropriate date on the drop-down.   
  • Monday, February 7th
    • Jacci Guy, Director of Global Health Advocacy for Malaria will provide an update on what we can expect from the Hill as we lead into summit. The webinar will kick off at 6p ET. Click here to register and select the appropriate date on the drop-down.   
  • Friday, February 11th
    • If you are making a commitment to meet with your member of Congress as part of the summit, this is your last day to register. Please note that meetings with Congress will take place digitally on Tuesday, March 15th. Be sure to block your calendar to avoid scheduling conflicts with Members of Congress who are making time to connect with you!
  • Monday, February 21st
    • The grassroots advocacy team will share an update on our asks and talking points in the lead-up to summit. The webinar will kick off at 6p ET. Click here to register and select the appropriate date on the drop-down.   
  • Monday, March 7th
    • We will provide a walk-through of the digital platform that will be utilized for your meetings with Congress. The webinar will kick off at 6p ET. Click here to register and select the appropriate date on the drop-down.   
    • This week we will also share your log-in information and meeting schedules via email. The information will be sent to the email used to register for summit. Remember to continue to block Tuesday, March 15th on your calendar to accommodate scheduling changes from Congress.
  • Sunday, March 13th
    • Summit Day 1! Our live, fully digital programming will feature some of the world’s most influential figures in the fight against malaria. It will also give you the opportunity to grow as a leader in this global effort!  Programming is expected to begin at 4:00p ET.
  • Monday, March 14th
    • Summit Day 2! US-based champions will join their state delegation for advocacy training in preparation for their Congressional meetings, which will take place the following day as part of our annual Advocacy Day (March 15). Training will begin at 3:00p ET with breakout groups starting at 4:30p ET. **Please note, the last day to commit to participating in these meetings is on February 11th**
  • Tuesday, March 15th
      • Summit Day 3 – Meeting Day! This day is for US-based champions who have made a commitment to meet with their members of Congress. As schedules continue to be adjusted in the lead-up to the meeting day, we ask that each champion block their schedule for this day to provide Congress with scheduling flexibility.

Thank you for all that you do! We look forward to celebrating each accomplishment together!

 

Questions about Summit? Email info@nothingbutnets.net

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