Tag Archives: Breast Cancer Action news

Krystal Redman and Breast Cancer Action LogoBCAction’s legacy drives our mission forward

By Krystal Redman, DrPH, Executive Director In this email I would like to introduce myself as the new Executive Director of the Breast Cancer Action team. My first day with Breast Cancer Action was Monday, January 4th. Since that date we’ve faced an insurrection at our... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action LogoLooking back and moving forward

By Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director July 2020 to January 2021, and Karuna Jaggar, Former Executive Director, March 2011 to June 2020 2020 was a year that reminded us all why Breast Cancer Action’s uncompromising health justice work is so important—even while... Read more
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Krystal Redman and Breast Cancer Action LogoWelcome our new Executive Director

By Peggy Huston, Chair, Board of Directors Thank you! I’ve always known that Breast Cancer Action’s power lies in our grassroots activism and the support of people like you and today is no exception. Thank you for your overwhelming support during our year-end... Read more
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Page 2 and 3 of Breast Cancer Action's Annual ReportWe’ve made some big changes

By Peggy Huston, Chair, BCAction Board of Directors Our world has greatly shifted this year. When we look back on the time span of June 2019 – June 2020 we will reflect on two historic changes – how the nation grappled with life under COVID-19, and how we stepped more... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action LogoKamala’s Mom, Shyamala Harris, and Breast Cancer Action

As we celebrate Kamala Harris’s historic election into the role of Vice President-Elect, news outlets across the country are writing about her upbringing and spotlighting her family members, including her mother Shyamala Gopalan Harris. Many of our members have seen that... Read more
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The Think Before You Pink campaign image with the logos of the EPA, FDA, NCI, and DOJAnnouncement: We’re taking on the administration during Think Before You Pink®

In this year’s Think Before You Pink® campaign, we are saying “We Can’t Be Pink’d: Say NO to Pink Policies.” We’re taking on the lack of leadership, from the President down to agency leaders, in addressing the breast cancer epidemic!   A... Read more
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Letter from the Executive Director – Second Edition

by Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director Marking a 30th anniversary of an organization is about recognizing the past work and successes, and recommitting to the ongoing necessity of the mission. Breast Cancer Action’s continuity of mission, vision, and voice across... Read more
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Not your average virtual event

Written By: Marj Plumb, DrPH, Interim Executive Director I’m so excited about the group of feisty and fearless BCAction members and supporters who will be gathering for our 30th Anniversary virtual event. Here’s a sneak-peak: our line-up includes our host,... Read more
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The countdown to Think Before You Pink 2020

Written By: Jayla Burton We’re so excited about an upcoming opportunity for you to get involved with some of the core activism of Breast Cancer Action – exposing hypocrisy and pinkwashing during our annual October Think Before You Pink® campaign.     For... Read more
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Breast Cancer Action Remote Staff and InternsWe’ve moved (online)!

Written By: Rebecca Saltzman, Deputy Director We are so excited to announce our transition to a fully-remote organization.   As people across the nation are adapting to working from home, we have chosen to embrace this opportunity and are moving out of physical... Read more
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