MEET THE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TEAM
People with Parkinson's and their loved ones play a critical role in accelerating research toward a cure for Parkinson's disease. Whether you participate in clinical trials, send action alerts to members of Congress or host educational events in your hometown everyone can take part in helping end Parkinson's in our lifetime.
The Foundation's Community Engagement team works to serve patients and families who seek to play a personal role in our mission. Working in four key areas research participation, public policy and advocacy, education and community building the Community Engagement team leads MJFF's efforts to help our network of passionate supporters navigate the range of opportunities to proactively take part in speeding a cure.
Explore the areas of engagement and FAQs below to learn more. Then, fill out the interest form at right to get started and a member of the Community Engagement team will be in touch in the coming weeks.
Areas of Engagement:
Research participation Clinical trials around the world need people with and without Parkinson's to help move the dial forward on a cure.
Public policy and advocacy Contact your elected officials and invite others to take action on policy issues impacting the Parkinson's community.
Education Educate yourself about Parkinson's and the latest research, then inform others in your community.
Community Building Attend a support group, host a salon and network to find new opportunities to share the Foundation's mission with new faces.
How can the Community Engagement team help me get more involved with MJFF?
From research participation to public policy and advocacy, anyone can take part with activities that are meaningful to them. Since the Foundation covers a lot of ground, we are here to help you navigate the many options for engagement with MJFF to help speed a cure.
To sign up, first fill out this interest form. Then, a member of the MJFF Community Engagement team will be in touch with ways you can get involved based on the areas of engagement of most interest to you.
Is there any minimum time or financial commitment?
Do you have to be a person with Parkinson's?
How will the MJFF Community Engagement team work with me?
I still have a few outstanding questions. How do I get in touch?