What is Advocacy?

ad·vo·ca·cy /ˈadvəkəsē/ noun: Public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy

Hope Source Spectrum of Advocacy

Advocacy Organizations in the Cancer Community

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum

Association of Community Cancer Centers

Association of Oncology Social Work

Colon Cancer Alliance

Fight Colorectal Cancer

International Myeloma Foundation

Komen Advocacy Alliance

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Lung Cancer Alliance

Lymphoma Research Foundation

National Brain Tumor Society

Oncology Nursing Society

One Voice Against Cancer

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Sarcoma Foundation of America

Us TOO Prostate Cancer Education & Support

How to Find Information About Federal Legislation

The Library of Congress

To find public access to information on bills, resolutions, activity in Congress, the Congressional Record, schedules, calendars, committee information, presidential nominations, treaties, and other government resources.

How to Find Your Elected Officials

Project Vote Smart

A non-profit, non-partisan research organization that collects and distributes information on candidates for public office in the United States.

How to Contact Your Elected Officials

Members of Congress Social Media Handles

Members of Congress are increasingly using social media such as Twitter and Facebook to engage with their constituents.