Advocacy Tools & Resources

We are glad to count you as part of our team of volunteers from across the country advocating on behalf of the millions of Americans living with inflammatory bowel disease.

Our resources will help you fine tune your advocacy skills, learn our legislative priorities, and feel comfortable sharing your story with legislators.

Fact Sheets

Learn more about what we are fighting for. You can print these and give them to your legislators to let them know what you’d like them to support.

  • Safe Step Act
  • Medical Nutrition Equity Act
  • Congressional Crohn's and Colitis Caucus

Video Tutorials for Virtual Advocacy

Meeting with your legislators and their staff—even virtually—is one of the most effective advocacy actions you can take to effect public policy change. See our video resources below which provide tips to make an effective virtual advocate. 

Skills-Building

Each month, we launch a new advocacy activity to help advocates refine their skills and to advance IBD policy initiatives. Check out the Advocacy Roadmap to see what we’re working on now.

Forms and Templates

Position Statements 

Policy Documents

These documents highlight the advocacy work the Foundation and our volunteers have done on behalf of IBD patients and their families.