Fight Colorectal Cancer
Fight CRC envisions victory over colon and rectal cancers. We raise our voice to EMPOWER and ACTIVATE a community of patients, fighters and champions to push for better policies and to support research, education and awareness for all those touched by this disease. Learn more at FightCRC.org.
About Call-on Congress
March 13-15, 2017 | D.C. (Georgetown)
Call-on Congress is a three-day event where colon and rectal cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones from all over the U.S. unite to make their voices heard in Washington, D.C.!
You will spend two days learning about research and important policy issues. On the third day you and 100 of your new friends will meet with members of Congress and their staff on the Hill.
Come join us and meet survivors, caregivers and loved ones who want to make a difference. Don’t miss this amazing celebration, hear about the victories and learn how you can impact policy.
Read about the impact advocate voices made in 2016!
Want to know more about what to expect? Check out last year’s event:
Don’t miss it – register before Jan. 1 for discount pricing! Click to register:
- Most of your meals
- T-shirt and training materials
- A mentor to help prepare and guide you
- Hands-on training for meeting with members of Congress
- An instant network to raise awareness with year-round
- Scheduling and transportation for your congressional meetings
- A ticket to our annual Celebration Dinner
(A $1,000 value!)
Apply for a Scholarship
A limited number of scholarships are available for first-time attendees!
Scholarships will cover your 4-night hotel stay (3/12/16-3/16/16).
Application deadline is December 1, 2016.
Agenda & Speakers
You will be a PRO at advocacy. Here is what you can expect:
• You’ll meet amazing survivors, caregivers and friends
• A special session for first time attendees!
• Receive hands-on training on how to meet with members of Congress
• Get practical tips on how to raise awareness, tell your story and push for change
• Be a part of our Annual Celebration Dinner
We’ll have a full lineup of speakers and celebrity guests!
Hotel & Travel
Rooms with king beds are available at the Georgetown Hotel and Conference Center.
Rooms with double beds are available at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn (door-to-door transportation will be provided for attendees staying at this location).
Both locations are $169/nt plus tax and rooms should be reserved no later than February 1.
Public transportation: The Georgetown Conference Center and Hotel does not have direct metro access. However, you can take the metro from DCA to the Rosslyn Station metro stop and take a shorter cab or Uber ride to the hotel. There is also a shuttle that runs from the Rosslyn metro station (blue, orange and silver lines) to the lower end of Georgetown University’s campus. It’s a 5-10 minute uphill walk.
The Holiday Inn is a 3-minute walk from the Rosslyn metro stop.
Unable to join us at Call-on Congress in person? Join us from home!
On March 15, we’ll send you an email explaining how to take action from home. We need you to contact your members of Congress and join the voices of more than 100 advocates hitting the Hill on that same day.
Virtual Lobby Day 2016 resulted in more than 10,000 emails to Congress!
Help us in 2017 – Register now!