Kick Butts Day 2008
April 2, 2008
Kick Butts Day (KBD) is a day of nationwide youth activism organized by Tobacco Free Kids.org with over 2000 events to get young people to “Stand Out, Speak Up, and Seize Control in the fight against tobacco.” The website includes information on how to get started, how to promote KBD events, and an activity guide which suggests events that can be held to celebrate KBD. Click here to view the Kick Butts Day website, and to learn how to make KBD a success.
Promising Practices from the Field: Tobacco Control Strategies that Work!
April 23-24, 2008 Detroit, Michigan
This conference is sponsored by National African American Tobacco Education Network (NAATEN) and the National Network on Tobacco Prevention and Poverty (NNTPP). The conference will highlight successful tobacco prevention, education, and cessation strategies that reach African American and low socioeconomic status (SES) communities. Also, the conference offers a forum to connect and network with colleagues from diverse systems doing similar work in order to expand the reach of tobacco control efforts. Learn more here, or click here to register online for the conference.
The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids 12th annual Youth Advocates of the Year Gala
May 20, 2008
This event, which will honor youth anti-smoking advocates, will be held in Washington, DC. All proceeds from the event will benefit The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. Click here for more information about sponsorships and tickets for the event.
The 5th “Clearing the Air: An Institute for Policy Advocacy” conference
June 1-4, 2008
The Clearing the Air conference is being hosted by Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights (ANR). Please e-mail Stephanie Shedd (Stephanie.email@example.com) with your name, mailing address, phone and fax numbers if you would like to receive a registration application. The application is also available online as a PDF here.
Save the Date for the 8th Annual CDC/AEA Summer Evaluation Institute
June 16 - 18, 2008 Atlanta Sheraton
Sponsored by The American Evaluation Association & The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute is geared to evaluators, applied researchers, grant makers, foundation program officers, nonprofit administrators, social science students, and people like you! Topics will range from evaluation planning, sampling, causal attribution, focus groups, and appreciative inquiry; to reporting, theory to practice, system dynamics, cultural competence, and more. Registration will begin in April 2008.
TCLN ‘Bringing Everyone Along’ conference call series has changed
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