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Call-on Congress

Congress needs to prioritize colorectal cancer right now. By 2030, colorectal cancer is estimated to become the leading cause of cancer-related deaths for people under age 50.

March 12-14, 2023 Washington D.C.

Register
Call-on Congress is an 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. We demand that policymakers act. We can’t afford to wait, lives are at stake today. What once was enough, no longer is. We need to fight for more.

Agenda

National Mall Flag Installation (optional)

More details and volunteer opportunities coming soon.

All Day

National Mall

United in Blue Rally

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Morning

National Mall

Celebration Dinner

More details and volunteer opportunities coming soon.

Evening

Hill Day and Congressional Meetings

More details and volunteer opportunities coming soon.

All Day

Capitol Hill

Registration

Early-bird registration of $75 ends on December 31, 2022. On January 1, 2023, registration is $125. Call-on Congress registration includes: 

  • In-person meetings with members of Congress 
  • United in Blue Rally on the National Mall with survivors, caregivers, advocacy organizations, and more 
  • Celebration Dinner
  • Fight CRC swag bag

Scholarship applications for Call-on Congress 2023 are open! 

These scholarships are made available each year to support those hoping to join an incredible community of advocates sharing their stories with the policymakers and pushing for meaningful policy change. Awardees will be reimbursed for travel to and from Washington, DC, and/or lodging expenses of up to $500.

Call-on Congress scholarship applications are available through December 16, 2022. Recipients will be notified no later than January 6, 2023.

Lodging

Hotel rooms are not included in registration. A block of rooms at Holiday Inn Washington Capitol is held until February 7 at $269 per room. 

Take Action

2022 Results

Call-on Congress 2022 combined virtual meetings with members of Congress and United in Blue, the first-ever installation on the National Mall to spotlight colorectal cancer as a national priority and raise awareness that we need to fight for more.

Photos

2022 United in Blue Rally

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