Advocacy Alerts

VBCF Advocacy In Action

If you would like to actively support breast cancer legislation at the state and national level, SIGN UP FOR VBCF’S ADVOCACY ALERTS. These brief email alerts are sent periodically – when your advocacy is needed the most. The Alerts will keep you up to date with the latest breast cancer legislation and provide the tools and information you need to take action. Join us to let your voice be heard – no training is necessary!

2018 Advocacy Alerts

August 7, 2018: Take Action During the August Recess to Support the Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act

June 12, 2018: Metastatic Breast Cancer Access to Care Act

May 31, 2018: Virginia has Medicaid Expansion!

May 23, 2018: Delayed Again – Medicaid Expansion in Virginia 

May 22, 2018: Budget Compromise to Expand Medicaid Expansion in Virginia 

May 15, 2018: Lymphedema Treatment Act

May 5, 2018: Governor Northam Thanks You! And Says “Keep Up the Fight for Medicaid Expansion.”

April 5, 2018: Events to support Medicaid Expansion

March 22, 2018: Urge Senator Warner to Support Breast Cancer Research

March 1, 2018:  Urge your US Representative to Support Breast Cancer Research

February 22, 2018: House and Senate Budget Update: Take Action for Medicaid Expansion in VA

February 7, 2018: Good News – Medical Cannabis

February 1, 2018: HAV Letter Writing Campaign

January 31, 2018: Recap – VBCF Breast Cancer Advocacy Day


2017 Advocacy Alerts

October 26, 2017: Medical Marijuana JCHC Comments

October 5, 2017: Call your US Representative to Save the DoD Breast Cancer Research Program

September 26, 2017: Help Save the DoD Breast Cancer Research Program

July 27, 2017: DoD Breast Cancer Research Program is in Trouble

June 27, 2017: Senate Health Care Bill

May 4, 2017: Call you Representative THIS MORNING & Tell them to vote “NO” on the AHCA 

April 6, 2017: Congressional Recess April 7-24

March 30, 2017: National Cancer Research Funding Cuts and VA Medicaid Expansion

March 28, 2017: Health Care Vote Cancelled and Other Announcements

March 22, 2017: Call Your Legislators TODAY & Tell them to vote “NO” on the AHCA

February 22, 2017: Advocacy Training Opportunities

January 12, 2017: Protect Healthcare for ALL Virginians 

Questions: Contact Kirsta Millar, VBCF’s Policy Manager: kirsta@vbcf.org