Meet the Little Lobbyists

Introducing some awesome children with complex medical needs from around the country. Kids who love to play with toys, learn with friends, love their families, and bring light, joy, and laughter into the world. Below are their stories, told by those who love them, about the access to health care that makes their lives possible. If you'd like to share the story of your child with complex medical needs with us, please visit our story form.


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July's Featured Little Lobbyists! 
Annelise Bedan, CT, Olivia Hatcher MD, & Estie Johnson,AR

These three young women spoke eloquently at our first bicameral press conference on June 26 with Senator Chuck Schumer, Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senator Maggie Hassan, and Representative Anthony Brown. They told their stories and talked about the need to defend protections for people with pre-existing conditions, like themselves and all our other Little Lobbyists, so that they can continue to have access to high-quality affordable health care as they grow up and strive to achieve their dreams. 

Watch their incredible speeches below!


But wait, there's more!

The above examples are just a tiny sample of the stories we've collected from hundreds of Little Lobbyists kids all over the country. Check back soon, because we are adding more stories all the time! We're also constantly looking for more stories to share. If you care for a dependent with complex medical needs and would like to make sure their concerns are represented by the policy makers whose job it is to protect them, we invite you to share their story with us here.