News & Events

View recent advocacy news, comment letters written and signed on to by Komen and learn more about how you can join us at our events.

News

Komen’s 2021-2022 Advocacy Priorities Seek More Equitable Care for All – January 4, 2021

Susan G. Komen® Applauds Passage of Omnibus COVID-19 Economic Relief and Appropriations Package to Fund Critical Breast Health Programs, Support Patients Impacted by Breast Cancer – December 22, 2020

The Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court and You – November 3, 2020

Advocacy Insider

Read our past newsletters that include updates on Komen’s federal and state activities, education on key topics impacting the breast cancer journey and a look ahead to the coming month and engagement opportunities. To start receiving the Advocacy Insider, sign up here.

Regulatory Advocacy

In addition to our ongoing issue campaigns, Komen regularly engages with federal policymakers and regulatory agencies such as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Click on the links below to read our most recent statements and comment letters submitted by Komen or within coalition.

Most Favored Nation – December 2020

Guidance on Premenopausal Women with Breast Cancer – December 2020

The 100 Day Agenda: A Patient-First Blueprint – October 2020

Office of Women’s Health Strategic Priorities – September 2020

Events

Speak Truth to Power: Stand Up, Speak Up Training Series

This six-week training series will provide a broad overview of health equity and social determinants of health, how policy has impacted health equity and how policies can be used to address the inequities. Participants will have a unique opportunity to explore how issues with health equity and social determinants of health manifests in their respective states and ways in which they can design solutions to address inequitable systems.

2021 California Application – Due Thursday, January 28, 2021

2021 Texas Application – Due Thursday, February 4, 2021