Advocate Where it Matters
Join us in advocating for the health and well-being of women. Put your Jewish values into action and help us build a healthier, safer and more equitable world.Build relationships with elected officials. Hadassah members train in the basics of lobbying, and then get up and go. Spend a Day on the Hill in Washington, D.C., meet with Members of Congress and staff, and receive briefings from government agencies and foreign embassies. If you who cannot leave town, you can meet with your US Representatives or Senators in their regional offices, on a Day in the District program. Or, participate in a Date with the State and lobby your state-level officials about matters of importance to women and the Jewish community.
Gender Equity in Medical Research
Medical research, diagnostic tools, and treatments are frequently based on male physiology — leading to misdiagnosis and compromised health care for women.Advocate for Gender Equity in Medical Research ›
Women's Preventive Health
Four in ten women are unaware of services covered by the new health care laws. Support the Women's Preventive Health Awareness Campaign Act!Promote Education & Awareness of Women's Preventive Health ›
Trafficking is a scourge that affects every city and community in the U.S., and women and minors are the most vulnerable.Continue Momentum to Address Human Trafficking Epidemic ›
Affordable Child Care
Most children under under five receive care from someone other than a parent. For many families, however, this is a significant financial burden.Expand Access to Affordable Child Care ›
Advocacy at your fingertips. Log on and act—you can make a difference in an instant. Visit Hadassah’s National Action Center; find a policy that matters to you; and send a letter to your Representative or Senator right on our site. Sign up for Hadassah’s Advocacy Alerts and stay informed on the latest legislation before Congress and Hadassah’s policy priorities and initiatives.