Commercial Tobacco Control and Health Equity Sessions at CADCA’s Upcoming Mid-Year Training Institute

CADCA’s 23rd Annual Mid-Year Training Institute will take place in Chicago, IL from July 14-18, and will offer a large variety of sophisticated training sessions and workshops related to substance use and misuse prevention and more. GHEA has worked closely with experts in the field to curate workshops that are relevant for commercial tobacco-prevention and control professionals.

Webinar Recording now Available: “Introduction to Built Environment Approaches for Addressing Health”

On May 7th Taylor March from the Missourians for Responsible Transportation (MRT) hosted part 4 of this series with a webinar titled: “Introduction to Built Environment Approaches for Addressing Health”. The webinar recording and slides are now available.

National Network Resources for Special Populations June 2024

Every month, the Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) aggregates upcoming webinars, events and other resources hosted by the CDC-funded National Networks.

Tobacco Control News & Research – June 2024

Each month, GHEA aggregates the latest news and research related to place-based tobacco control and geographic health disparities. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Cancer Control News & Research – June 2024

Each month, the Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) aggregates the latest news and research related to place-based cancer control and geographic health disparities. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Policy Tools for Rural Equity & Prosperity Webinar Series Recordings Available

ChangeLab Solutions and the Geographic Health Equity Alliance invite you to join us for a two-part webinar series, Policy Tools for Rural Equity & Prosperity, in which we’ll explore rural policy solutions — and the policy process itself — as tools for addressing systemic barriers to health and prosperity.

The Center for Black Health and Equity’s Position on Menthol

On April 26, despite bi-partisan support and recommendations from public health partners, federal action to remove mentholated commercial tobacco products from the market was postponed. This setback is a reminder of the critical importance of local and state action in creating safe and healthy communities. GHEA would like to highlight a position statement by one of our partners, The Center for Black Health and Equity, on the important of this issue to African American communities, and a call to action for coalitions across the US.

Webinar Recording now Available: Integrating Nutrition and Healthcare: The Essentials of the Food is Medicine Initiative

Heather Latino from Harvad Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic and Meghana Sai Iragavarapu from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health hosted part 3 of “Upstream Approaches in Cancer Prevention” series with a webinar titled “Integrating Nutrition and Healthcare: The Essentials of the Food is Medicine Initiative.” The webinar recording is now available.

National Network Resources for Special Populations May 2024

Every month, the Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) aggregates upcoming webinars, events and other resources hosted by the CDC-funded National Networks.

Cancer Control News & Research – May 2024

Each month, the Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) aggregates the latest news and research related to place-based cancer control and geographic health disparities. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Tobacco Control News & Research – May 2024

Each month, GHEA aggregates the latest news and research related to place-based tobacco control and geographic health disparities. This page is updated regularly throughout the month.

Taking Steps Towards a Commercial Tobacco-Free Future: Maryland Youth in Action!

We are thrilled to share the inspiring activities undertaken by the vibrant youth of Maryland as part of the Take Back Your 10 (TB10) youth movement, focusing on the prevention and control of commercial tobacco. On March 9, 2024, Maryland youth engaged in an eye-opening activity titled "Walking Around the Issue: Where Tobacco is Available in Your Community," aimed at raising awareness about the presence of tobacco retailers in our communities and its impact on our youth.