Tag: advocacy

Advocating with one voice against cancer

I had an amazing experience last week. I had the privilege, honor and fun of representing LIVESTRONG at the One Voice Against Cancer (OVAC) lobby day in Washington, DC. I joined more than 100+ advocates from 35 states to have over 160 meetings with our legislative officials to ensure fighting cancer is a priority for

Honored to be a LIVESTRONG Leader

The best year ever is kicking off on a good note! I am honored, excited and proud to share that I was chosen to serve as a LIVESTRONG Leader in the new year. Leaders are volunteers from around the world who help strengthen LIVESTRONG’s mission, messages, and programs and services in local communities (and online).

One Voice Against Cancer lobby day in DC

I am on a high. No, I haven’t started taking drugs. I feel high on life, motivation, passion, community. I had an amazing experience earlier this week. Maybe life-changing. Certainly empowering and inspiring. 2 I was so very honored to be chosen by the LIVESTRONG Foundation to be one of 34 volunteers representing the organization

Pandas & cancer advocates in our nation’s capital

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting our nation’s capital to attend a conference for the cancer support community I lead. I always enjoy the annual conferences as it’s a wonderful opportunity to interact with more than 100 fellow cancer advocates and colleagues (affiliate representatives come from all over North America). We usually have several