Project Sleep’s Rising Voices program serves the dual purposes of fostering a new generation of patient-advocates spreading awareness while also empowering participants.

Our Speakers Present At:

  • Medical and Nursing Schools
  • Colleges and High Schools
  • Conferences
  • Local Clubs and Community Events

Our Advocates Publish In:

  • The Mighty
  • Thriving Global
  • Medium
  • Brain Mill Press

Raising Awareness

We are fostering a new generation of patient-advocates spreading awareness and reducing stigma.

Empowering Advocates

Our advocates not only gain valuable communication skills but also build confidence as individuals with unique and important stories to share.

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Rising Voices Video Series

This video series brings five of our speakers’ powerful journeys into the comfort of your home, reaching people around the world. Watch and share the full series.

Live Story Sharing Series

Watch a Rising Voices speaker or writer present their story live on Sundays, followed by questions from the audience. Watch and share the full series.

In Action

From top medical schools to trusted online publications and podcasts, these are a few examples of our Rising Voices patient advocates hard at work out raising critical awareness in the their communities.

Audience Testimonials

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Rising Voices 2022 training schedule

Thank you for your interest in Rising Voices! This leadership program trains people with narcolepsy and other sleep disorders to effectively raise awareness through public speaking. Graduates are equipped to share their stories with healthcare providers, universities, local communities, news outlets, blogs, and beyond. Rising Voices combines the power of authentic storytelling with expert communication strategies to raise awareness and reduce stigma. There is a $75 tuition fee to enroll in the program. We welcome all applicants regardless of ability to pay. A reduced tuition fee is available.

Applications for the 2022 Rising Voices training are now closed. Applications for next year’s training, taking place online July-August 2023, will open in February 2023. Sign up below to stay updated on Rising Voices news!

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