With the Young Adult Cancer Community

Join the DC Young Adult Cancer Community for a fun evening of Chips, Guacamole, Salsa Dancing and Music hosted by young adult participant Yvonne Kirabo.  Catherine Butterworth, a DC renowned instructor is a professional dance instructor who has been teaching for over 10 years. She is also a member of the National Dance Council of America and a competitor in the latin dances. Catherine will provide instruction for those who want to learn or improve their salsa skills.  Dress is casual; wear comfortable shoes.

Suggested Donation: $15

Our programs are also open to the community and tailored to meet the needs of people affected by cancer. Classes and workshops are free or low cost on a pay-as-you-can basis, ensuring that our programs are accessible to everyone. All donations support further program offerings at Smith Center. 

With the Young Adult Cancer Community

Join other young adult cancer survivors for a night of informal conversation and laughter with a DC Young Adult Cancer Community happy hour. We will have tables reserved at Foggy Bottom Pub located at 2021 K ST NW, Washington, DC. Young adult cancer survivors, as well as their friends or significant others, are welcome to hang out, have a drink, and meet others in our community. This event is free to attend, but each person is responsible for purchasing their own food and beverages.


Conference is free to attend. Registration is required. Click here to be redirected to registration page.

Meet up with other young adult cancer survivors and learn about issues relevant to you at this one-day conference.

Location: Hope Connections for Cancer Support – FASEB  Conference Center, 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814, (DIRECTIONS)
Cost: Free!
Date: Saturday, September 8th
Time: 9:00am-3:15pm – Conference;  3:30pm-5:30pm – Happy hour

See conference schedule and speakers here

Topics include:

  • Sexual Health and Cancer
  • Cancer and Work-related issues
  • Cancer’s Aftermath (Living with cancer and/or late effects)
  • Nutrition and Cancer
  • Living with Uncertainty
  • The Single Survivor: Navigating Dating
  • Coping with Advanced Disease
  • Caregiver Group
  • Cancer Advocacy
  • Communicating with Friends and Loved Ones

Once the formal conference is over, we will be offering an optional happy hour at Brickside Food & Drink.

presented by

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Hope Connections for Cancer SupportLife with CancerSmith Center for Healing and the ArtsThe Leukemia and Lymphoma SocietyColorectal Cancer Alliance, and Team Mathias