Williams Syndrome Awareness Week 2012

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More than 6500 people across the country "Walked for Williams" on May 14, 2011 to raise awareness for Williams syndrome.  Forty-Six walks in 30 states and cities including New York, St. Louis, St. Petersburg, San Diego and Dallas participated in the Second Annual Williams Syndrome Awareness Week from May 9-15.  Governor Cuomo of New York sponsored a Resolution to honor Awareness Week and the WSA, and Congressman Gary Peters (MI - 9) introduced a similar resolution on the floor of the House of Representatives.   The Bill was co-sponsored by Representatives Roscoe Bartlett (D-MD), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Bill Young (R-FL)

 
2011 Awareness Week Press Release - Rep. Peters [D-MI] Introduces Resolution on Behalf of the WSA
2012 Awareness Week Press Release
 
Have questions regarding WS Awareness Week?  Media contact Terry Monkaba at tmonkaba@williams-syndrome.org