A well-prepared advocate is an effective advocate. The Advocate Education Hub is your one-stop show for all your prostate cancer advocacy needs.
What’s Going On: Cornerstone Government Affairs breaks down the state of play in Washington, DC. How are the political winds blowing? What outside events might impact our policy requests? This highly-connected team will give you an in-depth snapshot of what’s going on inside the Capitol during the Summit.
Example Meeting: Nervous about your virtual Capitol Hill meetings? Here’s your chance to see one in action. During the 2021 Summit, ZERO staff recorded an actual virtual meeting so advocates can have the chance to know what to expect, mute button failures and all.
How to Use the Virtual Meeting Platform: The 2022 ZERO Summit Advocacy Day relies on an electronic platform to organize all meeting schedules and materials – get an advance look at the platform and learn how to navigate it.
Requesting PCRP Funding: Learn what the Prostate Cancer Research Program is, why we support funding for it, and how to use your story to advocate in support of this important research investment.
Appropriations 101: Have you ever wondered how the federal government funding process works? Susan Sweat explains the whole thing, both how it’s supposed to work and how it works in the real world, and lends context to our PCRP and CDC asks.
About the CDC Funding Request: What, exactly, does the CDC do for prostate cancer? Learn how their efforts help to increase prostate cancer knowledge in high-risk populations and to decrease racial and ethnic disparities in prostate cancer outcomes.
About the PSA Screening for HIM Act Request: The PSA Screening for HIM Act is an important priority for the 2022 Summit. Learn what the bill does and what your elected officials can do to help.
PSA Testing – Controversy, Clarity, and Counsel: The PSA test is the old reliable for prostate cancer screening, so you might wonder why we have to fight so hard to ensure men have access to it. This video offers background information you might find useful in understanding the need for the PSA Screening for HIM Act and our ZERO Cost to Prostate Cancer Screening Initiative
About the PC-CARE Act Request: Our newest priority legislative effort, the PC-CARE Act helps to ensure that research is directed to the most important issues in prostate cancer and that all funders are working in a coordinated way.