Building a highly effective and influential advocacy organization begins with a strong membership. You can be part of this historic effort to once and for all ensure that our lawmakers put cancer issues at the top the legislative agenda.
A strong ACS CAN membership base will help lead to advocacy successes at every level of government — from making local communities smoke-free to increasing federal funding for cancer research and programs.
Join the effort to build ACS CAN.
The tools are here for you to be successful. Simply click on any of the below tools to download them and you can begin your membership recruitment efforts today.
Have a question about recruiting ACS CAN members? Email us at email@example.com. We are here to work with you every step of the way.
ACS CAN Recruitment Kit
(Some documents below are in PDF Format, which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing. )
ACS CAN Answer Book — Answers to frequently asked questions about ACS CAN and its activities.
ACS CAN Audio (750 KB - mp3) - Listen to testimonial about why ACS CAN is making a difference in the fight against cancer.
ACS CAN Business Card Referral Template- This template provides you with printable ACS CAN business cards for use in recruitment activities.
ACS CAN FAQ This provides the volunteer recruiter basic answers to commonly asked questions about the ACS CAN Recruitment Process.
ACS CAN Membership Form This is the official ACS CAN Membership form that must be completed to become a member of ACS CAN. It can be copied and used for recruitment.
ACS CAN One Pager This provides a one page document summarizing ACS CAN activities
ACS CAN Income Processing Instructions Instructions for submitting membership forms and money raised via the official ACS CAN Recruitment Kit
Federal & State Legislative Activity
How Do You Measure Up Report? How does your state compare to others in guaranteeing insurance coverage for breast and colon cancer screenings, making restaurants smoke-free and preventing youth tobacco use? Read the 2012 How Do You Measure Up Report to find out.
Advocacy Accomplishments 2012 It has been another remarkable year of achievement for the American Cancer Society and its affiliate advocacy organization, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN). The tireless efforts of our dedicated staff and volunteers at the local, state, and national levels have produced outstanding results.
ACS CAN Legislative Campaign Advertising
Take Out Colon Cancer (2008)
Cancer Research Funding (2007)
Stop Big Tobacco (2007)
Save Mammograms - Bra (2006)
FDA Regulation (2004)
Watch the promotional video (external link)