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Get Ready for Pinktober

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By Kira Jones Communications Officer Breast Cancer Awareness Month (or as we call it, “Breast Cancer Industry Month”) is less than a month away. It’s time to get ready. Over the years we’ve seen it all: pink fracking drill bits for breast cancer, pink buckets of chicken, pink vacuum cleaners, pink handguns. And, a lot […]

SAVE THE DATE 10/16: 7th Annual Action Speaks Louder Than Pink–Food for Thought

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By Lopa Pal, Development Manager If you like to eat delicious food and support the work of fierce breast cancer activists, mark your calendar for this fabulous event. Action Speaks Louder Than Pink–Food for Thought Monday, October 16, 2017 6:00–9:00PM Green Room at the War Memorial & Performing Arts Center 401 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, […]

Community, entertainment & health justice – Feb. 9th in San Francisco

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director There’s a lot of work to do as we face set-backs in women’s health, environmental regulations, healthcare access, and more. But we’re also finding enormous strength and resilience in community. Our upcoming Acting Out – For the Health of It variety show and fundraiser is a great chance to be […]

We call BS when we see it

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Independent watchdogs like Breast Cancer Action are critical to democracy. Watchdogs demand transparency and accountability and take a deeper look at what’s really going on. We raise the alarm when regulatory agencies lie about water contamination, when elected officials ignore spiraling drug prices, or when huge corporations make money off of poisoning us. And then we […]

#GivingTuesday – Your Gift Will Be Matched!

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Today is #GivingTuesday, and thanks to some very generous members, every dollar you donate to Breast Cancer Action will be matched up to $20,000. Donate now to double the impact of your gift. 

Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday!

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday, and several our committed and generous members will match every dollar you donate to Breast Cancer Action up to $20,000. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving back during the consumerism of the holiday season. We are a small organization and we raise a large portion of […]

Thank YOU for a Powerful Pinktober

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By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director A lot has happened in the last week. If you haven’t read my take on the presidential election, you can do so here. We are going to need you more than ever, and I want to show you what you accomplished just last month because you stood up for what’s […]

5 DAYS LEFT to say “Toxic Isn’t Tasty”

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There are only 5 days left in Pinktober to tell Bee Sweet Citrus and Wonderful Citrus that “Toxic Isn’t Tasty.” Thousands of people have been calling on these citrus companies to stop pinkwashing and stop using oil wastewater to irrigate their citrus.

As a Young Person with Cancer, I Urge Bee Sweet and Wonderful to Stop Using Oil Wastewater to Irrigate their Citrus

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By Hannah Lyon, cervical cancer thriver, co-founder of CancerFam.org, BCAction California Cancer Fracktivist I’m just shy of 30, and I have advanced cervical cancer. Last year, I lost a 23-year-old friend to cancer. My friends are living with and dying from cancer as our generation stands up to protect our environment. Young adult cancer rates […]

Unappetizing New Report About Chemicals Used in Oil Operations

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By Alyssa Figueroa, Campaigns Coordinator While we’ve been calling on Bee Sweet Citrus and Wonderful Citrus to stop pinkwashing – using oil wastewater to irrigate their oranges while running pink ribbon promotions – a group of independent scientists has been taking a closer look at the chemicals used in the oil operations that supply this wastewater. And their […]

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