Meet the GAC – Alex Hernandez

Finding a New Purpose through Loss My relationship with Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) started back in 2014, with one simple tweet. My mom had just been diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer, and since I knew basically nothing about the type of cancer she…

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New: Gather Voices App for August Recess Challenge

UPDATE: August Recess Challenge Talking Points now available! It’s here, the August Recess Challenge! Are you ready? Here’s what you can expect if you’re new to the Challenge and some tips that will make your experience the best it can be. Each year, Fight CRC…

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Keeping it Brief: All About Appropriations

The way in which Congress allocates federal funds is known as the appropriations process. Each year, both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees must write twelve appropriations bills that direct how much money can be spent on a given project or program. During the drafting…

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Fight CRC Advocate, Trish Lannon Featured on Health Central

Grassroots Action Committee Secretary and stage III colon cancer survivor, Trish Lannon, was recently featured in the Colon Cancer section of Health Central! Trish has been an Fight CRC advocate for 6 years and also serves as the President of the Colon Club, one of…

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Keeping it Brief: Short-Term Limited Duration Plans

It’s been awhile since Congress has directly addressed the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA), but that does not mean the issue is dormant. Over the past 6 months, we have seen actions from the Executive Branch and Congress that will affect the way the ACA is…

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Watching Advocacy Make An Impact

March 2018 has been a whirlwind. We’ve seen advocates coast to coast showing up to events that promote awareness, encourage screenings, and push for better policies for patients and their families. As the leader for advocacy in the colorectal community, we are particularly proud of…

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2018 Call-on Congress Day Two Recap

Day 2 of Call-on Congress was packed with information, training and planning for Fight Colorectal Cancer advocates’ Hill Day on Mar. 20. The main theme throughout Day 2? The power of advocacy. The day started by welcoming Fight CRC’s junior advocates on stage. This year,…

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2018 Call-on Congress Day One Recap

 For the 12th year in a row, advocates from all over the country are attending Call-on Congress in Washington, D.C. Fight Colorectal Cancer organizes this event every year to bring together those affected by colorectal cancer and take them to Capitol Hill, where they…

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What to do if you’re not at Call-on Congress this week

While today is full of green, tomorrow we plan to turn everything BLUE. Whether you can’t make it to D.C. for personal or health reasons (or because we unfortunately sold out fast!) there’s still hope- You can join us from HOME! How to Join Call-on…

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