Seeing Red: The Truth About Pink Ribbons

Thank you to all who attended Seeing Red: The Truth About Pink Ribbons!  Many thanks to our spirited emcee, Callie Crossley who did a fantastic job, and the wonderful panel for sharing their expertise.  Special thank you to our amazing event planning committee whose dedication and hard work planning and implementing were instrumental in the success of the event. 

PinkRibbonsIncPosterPink Ribbons, Inc. tells the story of the ubiquitous breast cancer pink ribbon campaigns and the commercialization of the breast cancer movement. Come and be empowered to Think Before You Pink®. In addition to the film screening, be a part of a Q & A panel discussion facilitated by WGBH radio and TV host, Callie Crossley, on the current politics of breast cancer and real actions needed to address and end the epidemic. 

Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:00 – 8:30pm

Northeastern University School of Law
65 Forsyth Street, Boston, MA
Dockser Hall, Room 240

$15 admission


Individual and business sponsorship opportunities are available.
Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Mingle with BCAction members, donors and Boston community members over hors d’oeuvres and wine catered by Rebecca’s Cafe while learning the truth about pink ribbons.

Panel of experts: 

Ellen Leopold, acclaimed breast cancer and women’s health author, including A Darker Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Women, and Their Doctors in the Twentieth Century;

Ngina Lythcott, social justice advocate, women’s health activist, and BCAction Board member;

Karuna Jaggar, BCAction Executive Director

Seeing Red_Speakers_Emcee
Left to right: Callie Crossley, Ellen Leopold, Ngina Lythcott, and Karuna Jaggar

Callie Crossley, Oscar-nominated WGBH radio and TV host, a regular contributor on National Public Radio’s The Takeaway and Fox 25 Boston’s Morning Show, and a frequent guest on CNN’s Reliable Sources and PBS NewsHour.


Special thanks to our event sponsors: 



Elissa & Daniel Arons
Estelle Disch
Jean Hardisty