April 28, 2017
In order to get people to understand lupus, they must first know about lupus. Increasing awareness is an important part of our advocacy work. One way to do that is by getting a proclamation from a city official. May is Lupus Awareness Month and a great time to do this.
Please keep in mind it can take a few weeks or longer to get a proclamation so make sure you start early. If you have a relationship with a state or city legislator, you can ask them for assistance and support in obtaining a proclamation. Otherwise, contact your local representative and start the process.
The process may include:
If you have any questions about how to get a Proclamation in your City, please call Katherine at 310-657-5667.