Advocacy Day 2019

 

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ADVOCACY DAY IS ON TUESDAY, MAY 7 THIS YEAR!

Thank you for your interest in joining us to advocate for important breast cancer legislation. This year we will travel to Springfield to advocate for the following items:

  • $15 million in State GRF for the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP)
  • Call on Dept of Healthcare and Family Services to implement the BEST Act and restart the Mammography Quality Program
  • Support SB162 to expand access to diagnostic mammography services
  • Ensure access to data from the Illinois State Cancer Registry (ISCR)


More information about the Task Force's 2019 policy agenda can be found here.
 

TRANSPORTATION & BUS INFORMATION

You will have the option to choose one of our two bus routes. 

BUS 1 will have two pick up locations: 
7:15 AM - Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave. Chicago, IL 60637
7:45 AM – Trinity United Church of Christ, 400 W 95th St., Chicago, IL 60628

BUS 2 will have two pick up locations:
7:00 AM: Task Force Office, 300 S. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL 60607
7:30 AM: The Resurrection Project, 1818 S Paulina, Chicago, IL 60608

Both buses will return to Chicago by 7:00 PM on the day of the event.
 
PREPARATION
A prep call with all of Advocacy Day at the Capitol participants will be held on Wednesday, May 1st, at 6pm. More information will be sent in the coming weeks. Please make an effort to join us for this important call. Thank you!

QUESTIONS? 
Email anna_m_forte@rush.edu or call 312-942-5599.

Space is limited. Please RSVP by Friday, April 26th to confirm your spot.

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