ACS CAN Montana's 2021 Virtual Cancer Action Week

Monday, February 8, 2021 - 8:00am to Friday, February 12, 2021 - 4:00pm
Virtual Event

Registration is closed.  But you can still join us for our Youth Action Day!

We’re going virtual!

That’s right, our ACSCAN Montana's 2021 Virtual Cancer Action Week will be a virtual week of action right from the comfort of your home. Our Cancer Week of Action will kick off with the exciting and familiar feature highlight of meeting with lawmakers to advance our cancer fighting priorities.  The week will include opportunities to engage in social media activities, listen to keynote speakers, and more.

Register today for our 2021 event kicking off on February 8, 2021.

Before our event, we’ll send you everything you’ll need to be successful, including training about how to talk with lawmakers. This is an event you won’t want to miss!

Sign up today to join us for a cancer-fighting day of action.

Here is a training schedule.  We hope you will be able to join or listen to them all.  We will be hosting training on Thursday evenings and one Saturday morning (details below). 

All training will start at 6:00 pm MST and last approximately 45 minutes. 

January 7 @ 6 pm: How to testify before at the Legislature And How to make a good video short - 45 minutes
January 14 @ 6 pm: Understanding Appropriations - featuring Heather O'Loughlin, Montana Budget and Policy Center - 45 minutes
January 21 @  6 pm: Maximizing Letter to the Editor Opportunities - 30 min to 45 min - featuring Noe Streetman with Volunteer Advocate partner
January 28 @ 6 pm: Hook, Line, Sinker, Line - sharing your story featuring Keri Yoder and Leah Zins, And Issue and Ask Overview - featuring Kristin Page-Nei - 90 minutes
Or Saturday, February 6 @ 10:30 am: Hook, Line, Sinker, Line - sharing your story featuring Keri Yoder and Leah Zins, And Issue and Ask Overview - featuring Kristin Page-Nei - 90 minutes


ACS CAN Montana’s 2021 Virtual Cancer Action Week Kickoff Agenda

Monday, February 8, 2021

Platform: Hosted by WindRose delivered via Zoom

8:00 AM-5:00 PM            Lawmaker meetings as scheduled

8:15 AM                            Welcome, Overview of the Day – Kristin Page-Nei, Montana Government Relations Director

8:20 AM                           Special Guest Speaker – To be announced

8:30 AM                           Issue Overview

8:50 AM                           Wrap Up

11:00 AM                         Expert Youth Panel – in partnership with ReACT; reACT is Montana’s teen-led movement  taking action to become the first-ever tobacco-free generation.

12:00 PM                         Expert Issue Update - In partnership with Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program featuring Dr. Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PHD, FSAHM.  Dr Halpern-Felsher is a Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University and she will present on the public health crisis of youth tobacco use.

4:00 PM                           Debriefing and Send-Off


Wednesday, February 10, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Youth Action Day Agenda

Event Platform: Zoom & Live Streaming via ReACT Facebook Account

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 930 4646 7614

Passcode: C8Yrm4

Call-in Information

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

Meeting ID: 930 4646 7614

Passcode: 401817

11:00 AM                          Introductio to ReACT

12:05 PM                         Willow Peterson Testimony

12:30 PM                         Teen Testimony

12:50 PM                         Giveaway & Roll Call