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Join us for the 2020 Michigan Day of Action!

Join volunteers from across Michigan on May 6th to make a difference through advocacy at the 2020 Michigan Day of Action.

Latest Updates

January 9, 2020
Michigan

Lansing, MI – As lawmakers dive into the new year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is pursuing legislation that will ease the burden of cancer in Michigan. The latest edition of the ACS CAN’s How Do You Measure Up? report shows that Michigan can do better

August 1, 2019
Michigan

Lansing, MI – Michigan is falling short when it comes to implementing policies and passing legislation to prevent and reduce suffering and death from cancer according to the latest edition of How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality. “This

June 4, 2019
Michigan

The following statement can be attributed to Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “After weeks of calling on Gov. Whitmer to veto Senate Bills 106 and 155, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is disappointed that the

May 16, 2019
Michigan

Lansing, MI – May 16, 2019 – The following statement can be attributed to Andrew Schepers, director of government relations in Michigan for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “ACS CAN is dismayed that the legislature passed legislation yesterday to add e-cigarettes to the Youth Protection Act that

Michigan Events

May 6, 2020
Lansing, MI

ACS CAN cordially invites you to an informal meet and greet breakfast with Michigan’s legislative leaders to discuss important cancer policy issues in Michigan and nationwide. The 2020 Michigan Leadership Breakfast coincides with Michigan's Day of Action for ACS CAN. Volunteers from all over the state will be discussing issues...

May 6, 2020
Lansing, MI

Join us for the 2020 Michigan Day of Action! Another year, another chance to fight back against cancer by speaking directly with your lawmakers.

State Contacts

Andrew Schepers
Michigan Government Relations Director
East Lansing
Ashley Wakefield
Michigan Grassroots Manager
East Lansing
Michelle Zimmerman
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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Do you have a personal story about how cancer has impacted you or someone you love? Real stories are how ACS CAN ensures that no one becomes a statistic.