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The Breast Cancer Action Podcast

Put on your headphones and get fired up! The pilot for the Breast Cancer Action Podcast is out. Be sure to subscribe today using the links at the bottom of this page.  We’ll bring you our one-of-a-kind content and analysis–now in a podcast. Together we’ll... Read more
Posted in Podcasts

Member Spotlight: Ken Russo

When you talk to Ken Russo, you can hear the passion in his voice. In his professional life he’s worn many hats – from record company executive to gourmet grocery store proprietor. But it was after retiring that he found his true calling: working for social justice. And... Read more
Posted in BCA Action Alerts

Get Ready For Pinktober!

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer At Breast Cancer Action, we’ve long called October “Breast Cancer Industry Month” because Breast Cancer Awareness Month has always been more about corporate profit than our health. And we’re already seeing lots of pink as... Read more
Posted in Articles, BCA Action Alerts

Your Walgreens Win: You Spoke Up and Walgreens Listened

By Jayla Burton, Program Officer My first experience with the breast cancer industry was during a fundraiser for my high school. We were separated into teams and tasked with raising money to support breast cancer research, and there was a prize for the team that raised the most... Read more
Posted in Articles, BCA News

Early-bird tickets are now available – Food for Thought – Oct 16

Get your early-bird tickets now for our 9th Annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink – Food for Thought benefit event on October 16. Ticket prices will go up after September 20 - get your tickets today and tell your friends! Read more
Posted in BCA Events

End Our Fossil-Fueled Health Crisis

We’ve been busy since last May, when along with health and environmental organizations we launched the Last Chance Alliance. We are urging California Governor Gavin Newsom to put an end to fracking and dangerous drilling practices that threaten our health and increase the risk... Read more
Posted in Articles, BCA Action Alerts, E-Alerts

Welcome to Our New Program Officer, Jayla Burton

By Connie Matthiessen, Communications Manager We’re very happy to introduce you to Jayla Burton who joined Breast Cancer Action’s staff as our Program Officer in July.  Jayla is a graduate student at the University of San Francisco pursuing dual Masters Degrees... Read more
Posted in Articles, BCA News

Take Our 2019 Member Survey!

It’s your turn!    We reach out to you frequently with important updates and actions. Now we want to hear from you!    We’re developing a new strategic plan for Breast Cancer Action that will build on our current work and shape our direction over the... Read more
Posted in BCA News, E-Alerts

Welcome to Our New Communications Manager, Connie Matthiessen

By Kira Jones, Communications Manager We’re very happy to introduce you to Connie Matthiessen who joined Breast Cancer Action’s staff as our Communications Manager in June. Connie Matthiessen is a Bay Area journalist and writer whose work has focused on health, education,... Read more
Posted in Articles, BCA News

Special Thanks: Summer 2019

We could not do this work without the support of so many members and volunteers. Read more
Posted in Articles, BCA News, E-Alerts