Webinar Recording Available: Using Local Momentum to Drive State and Federal Policy Change

Assessing local policy change through case studies helps identify lessons learned and keys to success, which can help set the stage for state or national change. GHEA and Counter Tools bring together leaders from the tobacco control field to share insights on how steadfast work at the local level helped to drive policy change across the country.

Webinar Recording Available: Youth Indoor and Outdoor Exposure to Secondhand Smoke and Aerosol

GHEA and CADCA’s Evaluation and Research Team presented August's installment of Research Into Action webinar series featuring Dr. Samantha Puvanesarajah and Michael Tynan, MPH, from CDC's Office on Smoking and Health, who discussed findings from their latest study on youth indoor and outdoor exposure to secondhand smoke and aerosol.

Apply for the Truth Initiative’s Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program

The Truth Initiative Tobacco/Vape-Free College Program is offering grants of up to $20,000 to colleges and universities to support the adoption and implementation of a 100% tobacco/vape-free policy. Grantees receive programming for student activism and evidence-based cessation for students and employees. The deadline to apply is October 12, 2022.

GHEA’s Summer Webinar Series – Register Today!

With summer in full swing, the Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) is highlighting two exciting webinar series that we don’t want you to miss out on. We invite you to join us for our upcoming tobacco- and cancer- prevention and control webinars and watch the recordings of the archived webinars.

Cancer Control News & Research – July 2022

Each month, 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 – July 2022

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.

National Network Resources for Special Populations

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

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

CADCA’s 21st Annual Mid-Year Training Institute is back in-person! It will be held in Orlando, FL from July 17-21, 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 tobacco-prevention and control professionals.

Tobacco Control News & Research – June 2022

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 2022

Each month, 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.

Webinar Recording Available: Defining and Describing Rural Communities in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning

GHEA and the University of Iowa’s Advancing Cancer and Rural Equity Lab hosted "Defining and Describing Rural Communities in Comprehensive Cancer Control Planning" on June 7, 2022. This webinar focused on how rural is commonly defined, what data sources are available to describe the rural cancer burden and cancer risk factors to incorporate into comprehensive cancer control plans.

Resources to Advance Rural Health and Well-Being in America

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has compiled a collection of resources that focus on factors that impact health and opportunities in rural communities and advance health equity in America.