Skip to main content

Unite 2 Fight Paralysis exists to unite and empower the international spinal cord injury community to cure paralysis through advocacy, education, and support for research. Get Educated and Get Involved.

Our Voice

Drip, drip, drip… do you hear that, folks? That sound is the Republican iceberg of opposition that is finally beginning to melt, thanks to the perseverance of our Wisconsin CAN advocates. This past Tuesday, our $3M bi-partisan SCI Research Grant bill was officially introduced in Wisconsin: Assembly Bill 873! For the last 4 years, we’ve been unable to get Wisconsin Republicans on board with our SCI Research funding bill. But our hard work has paid off ...

I know we’re not all marathon runners or wheelers. Likely only a small percentage of you reading this message have run even one marathon. (Full disclosure, I have not run a marathon). But, we all know at least one person (usually more) who is an active marathon racer; who has that 26.2 sticker on their bumper; who fills up your social media feed once a year with those images of glorious, finish-line exhaustion. What I’d like you to consider today is ...

We’re filling our roster of Team U2FP participants for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon (October 9, 2022), and we’d love to have you join us! Sign up for Team U2FP and get a guaranteed entry to one of the premier marathons in the country ...

U2FP prides itself on being clear-eyed about the barriers (both scientific and emotional) that we face as we do the difficult work of advocating for cures. We know building a collaborative movement is hard, messy and painful. But we also believe the SCI Community knows a thing or two about how to leverage pain into power. It's worth noting that our entire staff has invested not just their time, but also their funds into our movement ...