for those in need
Richard is also on various national Pediatric Cancer Advocacy Committees relative to his involvement with the Coalition Against Childhood Cancer (CAC2) and otherwise. He has consulted with Congress and the White House on pediatric cancer issues. Richard has always been interviewed on the CBS Radio program, “People of Distinction”, syndicated nationally as to the work Richard is doing with MCF.
His legislative advocacy has proven effective in the passage of several bills in a climate of congressional stagnation. Along the way, following Alexis’ death, Jonathan began to write and speak on issues impacting the childhood cancer community. Jonathan frequently interacts with members of Congress and their staff, the White House, as well as various regulatory agencies and other cancer foundations in an effort to improve the plight of children with cancer. A frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and as a guest writer in other media outlets, Jonathan has quickly become one of the most trusted voices in the childhood cancer community.