Tag Archives: advocacy

An Unexpected Lobbyist

By Wanda Lucas I remember my first Lobby Day with NBCC, meeting with a politician whose views were very different than my own.  Initially nervous, I found the exchange with him to be inviting and warm while offering a platform … Continue reading

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The Possibilities of Success When We Shake the Status Quo

By Debbie Laxague My interest in vaccines as they relate to cancer goes back to when I still considered myself to be a patient (as opposed to an advocate).  Early in this century, there seemed to be trial after trial … Continue reading

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An Advocate’s Testimony

By Joy Simha, NBCC Board Member Yesterday I testified before the Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee in Washington DC. It was not my first time. But someone asked me about the experience and how I felt. It got me thinking. The … Continue reading

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