Advocacy Update – March 2015

Advocates, We’ve planned. We’ve prepped. And we’re pumped. It’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and March Madness is here! Read this advocacy update to find out what’s happening this month in the fight against colorectal cancer. Advocate Spotlight: Melissa Coetzee We shoot for the stars each March, and so do our advocates! Melissa Coetzee, an advocate from…  Read More

We Did it! Presidential Proclamation Issued for March 2015

Advocates – WE DID IT AGAIN!! Drum roll please… Today the White House issued a presidential proclamation declaring March 2015 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! This is HUGE NEWS. You should be proud! Read the official White House press release. Thanks to the strength of the One Million Strong, colorectal cancer is being recognized as a national…  Read More

Fight Colorectal Cancer Thanks President Obama for Presidential Proclamation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 12, 2014 – ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month got off to a great start with a Presidential Proclamation from the White House. On Feb. 28, President Obama issued a statement recognizing March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. President Obama’s proclamation is the first in over a decade. President Clinton issued the first proclamation…  Read More

BREAKING NEWS: President Issues Proclamation Recognizing March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

  Today, the White House issued a signed proclamation by President Barack Obama recognizing March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Read the Official Press Release from the White House In December 2013, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) authored and sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting he issue a presidential proclamation designating March…  Read More

Our Request to Obama: A Presidential Proclamation for March 2014

You might remember that in December, Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) wrote a letter to President Obama asking him to issue a presidential proclamation recognizing March 2014 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Payne and 145 of our members of Congress signed on this letter to show support. This month, colorectal cancer advocates took one more step…  Read More