The 2003 Children's Congress delegates
Every two years, hundreds of kids just like you gather in Washington, D.C., to tell our leaders, "We need a cure!" By meeting face-to-face this way with some of the top decision-makers in the U.S. government, these kids have a one-of-a-kind chance to demand more money for diabetes research.
Children's Congress 2005—Read the Delegates' Testimony!
Six lucky delegates from across the United States got the opportunity to testify on Capitol Hill. Take a look at what they had to say.
How It All Began
Children's Congress began a few years ago, when nine-year-old Tommy Solo, from Boston, asked his mother, "Why can't kids go to Washington and tell their representatives about living with diabetes, and that we want scientists to find a cure?"
Children's Congress 2003
JDRF International Chairman Mary Tyler Moore, and several children and doctors told Senators about the complications of living with diabetes and the urgent need for a cure. Here's what they had to say...
Behind the Scenes
Meet some very important people to the 2003 JDRF Children's Congress. Plus—the scoop on the official Children's Congress theme song, "Promise to Remember Me."