National Minority Cancer Awareness Week is April 10-16

MCC Tool of the Month – National Minority Cancer Awareness Week: April 10-16

To better prepare and promote National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, April 10-16, use this resource!  Find it also on the MCC homepage:  www.michigancancer.org.

Click here to find easy-to-use information including:

  • A sample article for MCC organization newsletters
  • Quick, ready-to-use data AND data resources
  • MCC exclusive products and resources
  • Social media posts

How you can help:

  • Use the tool kit to promote National Minority Cancer Awareness Week within your organization

Share this email and the ready-to-use information with:

  • Communication and marketing staff at your organization
  • Colleagues, other staff, and community partners

Then, tell us how you used these resources by emailing:  cochairs@michigancancer.org.

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Upcoming Events

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WEBINAR -- "BRCA Genetics in The News:  What Do I Do Next?" -- Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 8 p.m. EST. -- The webinar features Sharsheret's own Genetics Program Coordinator, Peggy Cottrell, MS, CGC, who will explore the latest critical genetics research, decode BRCA and other genetic mutations, and help us understand what steps we need to take next.  A Sharsheret peer supporter will share her personal story and a live question and answer session will follow the presentation.  We are proud to partner with FORCE on this presentation!  To register for the webinar or to share the webinar with others in your network, CLICK HERE.  Feel free to share widely.  If you have any questions, please contact Support Program Coordinator Shira Kravitz at skravitz@sharsheret.org or 1-866-474-2774.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - Public Health Institute is accepting applications for the National Leadership Academy for the Public's Health from teams in the Appalachian and Mid-regions of the United States.  "For communities that are engaged in cross-sector work to improve the public health, this is an opportunity to boost your team's capacity and skills through a community leadership process."  Deadline January 12, 2018 - LEARN MORE

It's About a Billion Lives Symposium -- February 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA - SAVE THE DATE - LEARN MORE

Funding Opportunity - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - Policies for Action:  Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health - HERE