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Roll on Capitol Hill

Q&A with Bill Fertig

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07/31/2017

KEW GARDENS, N.Y. - In mid-June, the United Spinal Association held its 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill, which brought hundreds of members to Washington, D.C., to advocate on behalf of individuals living with spinal cord injuries and disorders.

NRTS backs wheelchair users

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07/31/2017

WASHINGTON – When wheelchair users rolled onto Capitol Hill in June to advocate for a number of issues, they had official support from NRRTS for the first time.

NRRTS backs users on Capitol Hill

‘We saw this as an opportunity to show our cohesiveness’
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06/16/2017

WASHINGTON ­­– When wheelchair users rolled onto Capitol Hill last week to advocate for a number of issues, they had official support from NRRTS for the first time.

United Spinal logs 200 congressional visits with ROCH

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06/16/2017

WASHINGTON – United Spinal Association and more than 150 wheelchair users, clinicians, partners and disability advocates from 35 states gathered in Washington, D.C., June 11-14 for the 6th annual Roll on Capitol Hill to discuss improving disability policies with key congr

United Spinal names award winners

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06/06/2017

NEW YORK – United Spinal Association will host a Congressional Awards Reception on June 13 as part of its Roll on Capitol Hill to recognize members of Congress for their outstanding

Events: United Spinal, VGM Heartland

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05/05/2017

The United Spinal Association will host Andrea Dalzell, Ms. Wheelchair New York 2015, at its 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., June 11-14.

Wheelchair users lobby to protect complex rehab

‘Once they get the bug for advocating for themselves, they can’t really get rid of it’
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04/07/2017

WASHINGTON – More than 150 wheelchair users and advocates are prepping to roll on Capitol Hill in June to lobby for improved health, independence and quality of life for people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders.

Roll on rolls again

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03/23/2017

WASHINGTON – The 6th Annual Roll on Capitol Hill Legislative and Advocacy Conference will take place June 11-14. The United Spinal Association hosts the event to advocate for the health, independence and quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injuries.

'They had to look us straight in the eye"

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08/22/2014

Activists say United Spinal’s third-annual Roll on Capitol Hill was empowering.

Kansas City resident Shantelle Rockman has done some local lobbying, but the June event was her first time lobbying at the national level.

Roll on Capitol Hill builds on momentum

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06/27/2014

WASHINGTON – Activists who rolled into Washington, D.C., June 22-24 found that advocacy efforts are paying off, as more congressional offices are well versed in the issues facing people with disabilities, including the need for a separate benefit for complex rehab.

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