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Advocate for Change

Become an Advocate.
Become a Hero.

Lend your voice to our initiatives and you can make a real difference for people living with paralysis, as well as their families and caregivers.

Introduction to Advocacy

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What started as an idea has become a national movement. With your support, we can influence policy and inspire lasting change.

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In less than five minutes you can take meaningful actions and help bring about positive change. You can influence powerful policymakers and legislators through tools you use every day, like email and social media. Join us and make a difference right now.


An idea begins with an individual and they share the idea with more individuals. Eventually it becomes a movement.

Christopher Reeve

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Advocates in Our Community

2022 Reeve Advocacy Round-Up

February 20, 2023

In 2022, the Reeve Foundation advanced important advocacy priorities due to the dedication and focus of our entire grassroots community, including our invaluable Reeve Regional Champions.

Regional Champion Spotlight: James Murtha

November 17, 2022

James Murtha has been a Reeve Foundation Regional Champion for four years and first connected with the Foundation not long after he sustained a C4 incomplete spinal cord injury in 2014.

Advocacy Priorities

Policy Priorities

Legislative, regulatory, and scientific advancements must be complemented by sound public policy and advocacy.

Civil Rights and ADA

Learn more about the ADA, Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act, and other Reeve Foundation advocacy initiatives.

Introduction to Advocacy

When you or a loved one sustains a spinal cord injury, it can motivate you to become an advocate for the SCI and paralysis community as a whole.

Wheelchairs and Equipment

Learn more about competitive bidding and Complex Rehabilitation Technology, two key issues affecting our community today.

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