Lung Cancer Advocacy Summit
Help us double lung cancer survival by 2022! Join survivors, patients, family and friends to learn how you can help bring the national lung cancer movement to your community.
The 6th Annual Lung Cancer Advocacy Summit will feature three days of interactive training sessions led by grassroots advocacy experts. At this year’s Summit, you can learn how to work with the National Lung Cancer Partnership to:
Organize successful fundraising initiatives
Educate your community about the disease and opportunities to get involved
Craft your awareness message to inspire change
Reduce the stigma of the disease
Contribute to the scientific research process
Develop an action plan to achieve your advocacy goals
And much more!
The Summit also includes an expert-guided tour of the University of Texas Southwestern’s lung cancer research laboratories.
View the 2013 Lung Cancer Advocacy Summit Agenda (PDF).
In order to ensure that participants have opportunities for constructive interaction and networking, attendance will be limited to 75 people. Complete our online application to apply for this year’s Advocacy Summit.
Applications will be evaluated based on essay submissions and the applicants’ commitment to working alongside Partnership to advance the lung cancer movement in their communities. Application is open to U.S. residents only. No previous experience with lung cancer advocacy is required, just a desire to take action in your community.
The application deadline is June 24, 2013. Applicants will be notified of decisions by the week of July 22.
Participants will be provided with most meals and three paid nights of shared hotel accommodation in Dallas. Individuals may opt for their own hotel room for an additional fee. A number of scholarships are available (up to $500) for participants who require assistance with transportation expenses.
Ready to take action? Apply for the Lung Cancer Advocacy Summit!
If you have questions about this year’s Summit, please contact Alice Yuroff, Senior Programs Manager.
Learn about past Lung Cancer Advocacy Summits.
A very special thanks to our sponsor: