Minnesota Cancer Action Center


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Ask Minnesota lawmakers protect Minnesota's kids from Big Tobacco.

Tobacco is still the number one cause of preventable death in Minnesota, and for the first time in 17 years, youth tobacco use is on the rise. Let the candidates know you want them to prioritize protecting the health of our kids. 

Latest Updates

December 4, 2018

Calling all advocates! Registration is now open for the 2019 Day at the Capitol. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) in Minnesota is excited to join Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation for this coalition Day at the Capitol on February 27 in Saint Paul. Advocates will ask

October 31, 2018

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteers fanned out in Woodbury on Monday, October 29, to share their nonpartisan voter guide with residents. The voter guide publishes the responses of both major party candidates for governor on important policy issues related to cancer treatment and prevention. Four volunteers handed out

October 31, 2018

It’s so difficult to know where political candidates stand on the important issues. An organization I volunteer for, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, is trying to fix that, at least when it comes to understanding how our candidates would approach the issues that decide how Minnesota will experience

October 19, 2018
Minnesota, National, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee

We’re getting them on the record. In some of the nation’s most hotly contested races for Congress and governor, ACS CAN volunteers are getting candidates to answer specific questions about top cancer issues. From advocating for more cancer research to supporting improved access to quality, affordable health care, our candidate

Minnesota Events

January 26, 2019
Rochester, MN

Attend the January 26 ACS CAN Fight Back Summit, our version of an advocacy bootcamp!

February 1, 2019
Eagan, MN

All Minnesota ACS CAN volunteers are welcome to attend the annual volunteer training. Advocates will learn about our 2019 policy priorities, upcoming volunteer opportunities, and participate in group planning around fundraising and membership recruitment.

February 27, 2019
St. Paul, MN

Register now for the 2019 Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Day at the Capitol!

State Contacts

Ellie Beaver
Minnesota Government Relations Director
Jennifer Amundson
Associate Director, Regional Media Advocacy
Emily Myatt
Minnesota Grassroots Manager

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