Category Archives: Advocacy

“Advocating with Your Mind and Body” – Josh Basile

Josh delivered the Keynote Address at the 2015 Working 2 Walk Symposium. He suffered a spinal cord injury in 2004 and since that time has been an engaged advocate, providing resources for the community through his websites for Determined2Heal and … Continue reading

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CPN Joins the White House Today in Celebrating Open Innovation

Today, CPN President and CEO Ida Cahill joins Federal, state, and local government leaders, non-profit staff and private-sector supporters at a special event in D.C., titled All Hands on Deck: Solving Complex Problems through Prizes and Challenges, at Georgetown’s Downtown … Continue reading

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“Confessions of Amateur Activists”

“Confessions of Amateur Activists” – Kate Willette, Matthew Rodreick & Rob Wudlick Working 2 Walk is a fabulous conference where attendees have the opportunity to hear from, meet with, and connect to, leading researchers and advocates — all of whom … Continue reading

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Working 2 Walk Symposium Registration Sept. 27-28, 2015 – Bethesda, MD is now open!

Working 2 Walk is a two-day Science & Advocacy Symposium; you have the option to register for both days or your choice of individual days. The Working 2 Walk 2015 Symposium provides an affordable, accessible opportunity for members of the … Continue reading

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The latest in SCI research with Peggy Assinck of ICORD (stem cells)

Peggy Assinck, a PhD researcher at ICORD, speaks about the biology of spinal cord injury and why cell transplantation might be a useful thing. She also touches on recent research that has caught the medias attention looking at cell transplantation … Continue reading

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James Shepherd – “Restoring Hope, Rebuilding Lives”

This is a video showing the amazing journey of James Shepherd while living with a spinal cord injury. This August is 40 years for the hospital called Shepherd Center in Atlanta Georgia, one of the top spinal cord trauma centers … Continue reading

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Breakthrough paralysis research powered by the World Run

Wings for Life and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation unite to advance a groundbreaking therapy for spinal cord injury. The clinical study, conducted by University of Louisville professor Susan Harkema will test the hypothesis in 36 individuals living with … Continue reading

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Paralysis shouldn’t be a lifetime sentence. Your share for U2FP Giving Tuesday changes that future.

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Giving Tuesday for Unite 2 Fight Paralysis

U2FP has a bucket list of possible projects to get this community moving toward greater participation, including things like expanded education, data collection, increased partnering, and organizing advocate activities. We can’t undertake any of these projects without your help, however. … Continue reading

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The challenge, commitment and support sustain the battle against paralysis at U2FP

Unite 2 Fight Paralysis is inspired by the challenges we face and the opportunities we are afforded by the support of the community. We are the Voice of the Cure in all that we do to fight paralysis. We hope … Continue reading

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