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May 4, 2019
District Of Columbia

Thank you to Brandon Hughes , State Lead Ambassador for D.C. for attending this weekend's ACS CAN State Lead Ambassador Summit this weekend to learn more about cancer issues and mobilizing the D.C. ambassador team to urge lawmakers to make cancer a national priority. We

April 9, 2019
District Of Columbia

For volunteer appreciation week, today we recognize and thank Brandon Hughes . As the State Lead Ambassador for the DC, Brandon builds relationships with legislators and their staff, attends local and national Lobby Days, and speaks at community events to raise awareness about ACS CAN.

March 8, 2019
District Of Columbia

In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month would like to thank Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for cosponsoring the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Screening Medicare bill H.R. 1570. This bill will ensure that seniors on Medicare have access to colorectal cancer screening without any

December 14, 2018
District Of Columbia

20 years after the landmark 1998 state tobacco settlement, most states continue to shortchange tobacco prevention and cessation programs. This year, states will collect $27.3 billion from the tobacco settlement and tobacco taxes, but will spend only 2.4% of it to fight tobacco use. Check out TFK report to see

State Contacts

Sherry McCammon
Grassroots Manager
Jocelyn Collins
Government Relations Director
Ray Carson
Director, Media Advocacy

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