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Advocacy Day

Join us to Raise Awareness with our State Representatives

On February 16th, 2017 the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation will host a GYN Cancer Advocacy & Awareness breakfast in Montgomery for state lawmakers.  

When: February16th at 7:45 am.
Where:

State House

11 South Union Street 

Montogomery, AL 36130

Why: To educate and advocate

We are inviting survivors, current patients, caregivers and family members, doctors, nurses, and social workers from all over the state to join us.  If you have been impacted personally or professionally, you have a powerful story to tell, and we want your help to educate and advocate on behalf of Alabama women who will be or have been affected by GYN cancers. 

Details of the Day

7:45 a.m. - All registered supporters will meet at a specified location at 7:45 a.m.  

7:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m - Mingle with Senators and Legislators who attend the breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Appointments with representatives or office staff/ Drop off materials to representatives' offices.

 

If you are interested in joining us on February 16th we ask that you register through our online form here.  There is no cost to you to attend the breakfast and participate in the day’s activities.  Participants are responsible for their own travel to and from Montgomery.  A limited number of gasoline/travel stipends will be available to participants who indicate a need for assistance when they register.  

 

Currently there is no specific legislation we will be discussing with our lawmakers.  In general we will raise awarness of GYN cancers and the importance of their support when issues to arise.  Our presence is an excellent way for the lawmakers to get to know us and create relationships.

 

 

The Laura Crandall Brown Foundation is privileged to share this opportunity with all of you.  We are excited to rally together to educate and engage our lawmakers.  Please join us in this opportunity to increase GYN cancer awareness and improve the lives of GYN cancer patients in Alabama, as well as their families and caregivers.