Join advocates from around the nation on Tuesday, May 5th in Washington, DC! Each year, VBCF provides training, transportation, and refreshments to Virginians to participate in National Lobby Day, hosted by the National Breast Cancer Coalition. Participants meet with our state's national legislators to discuss improved breast cancer public policies. VBCF asks you to show up and be counted!
If you'd like to take your advocacy skills to the next level, check out VBCF's Karin Decker Noss Scholarship. This $5,000 scholarship program is available to the awardee for a 24-month period to attend nationally recognized breast cancer training and conferences and to bring this knowledge back to Virginia through VBCF's breast cancer advocacy program. We are now accepting applications. The deadline to apply is April 10.
2015 ASCO Annual Meeting Conquer Cancer Foundation Patient Advocate Scholarship provides funding for patient advocates to attend ASCO-sponsored Symposia and the ASCO Annual Meeting to learn of important advances in their areas of interest. Scholarships help cover travel, hotel, and registration expenses and are based primarily on financial need, advocacy experience, and current advocacy activities and involvement. Scholarship application period opens on Monday, April 6 at 12:00 PM (Noon) Eastern Time and closes on Thursday, April 9 at 12:00 PM (Noon) EST.