Upcoming Webinar “Getting to Know Truth: Resources for Inspiring Lives Free from Smoking, Vaping and Nicotine”

CADCA’s Geographic Health Equity Alliance (GHEA) is partnering with the Truth Initiative to present “Getting to Know Truth: Resources for Inspiring Lives Free from Smoking, Vaping and Nicotine” on May 25th, 2022 from 12-1:30 PM EST. This webinar will introduce participants to free resources that are available via the Truth Initiative. Please note, this webinar will not be recorded for later viewing.

Framing Tobacco Disparities: A Collection of Free Messaging Guides for Tobacco Prevention Staff and Partners

ChangeLab Solutions has recently released their collection of Framing Tobacco Disparities resources. These evidence-informed resources are intended to help tobacco prevention and control staff and their partners learn how to frame tobacco-related health disparities messages in ways that reduce racial biases and foster support for effective policy solutions.

Tobacco Control News & Research – April 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.

Protecting Local Authority to Adopt Local Solutions

In community-based prevention, researchers and professionals have realized that the best solution for one community may not be the same for another. The best solution to address problems in a community often comes from the folks most heavily impacted. Laws and policies adopted at the local level are key to improving health outcomes and reducing inequities because they are community specific solutions.

The 2022 State of Tobacco Control: Celebrating 20 Years of Progress and Looking Ahead

The American Lung Association (ALA) recently released their 20th annual State of Tobacco Control report. The report highlights state and federal level progress in reducing commercial tobacco use with an emphasis on health disparities related to tobacco use.

GHEA is Accepting Proposals for an Evaluator!

GHEA is now accepting proposals for an evaluator! The contractor will evaluate GHEA’s trainings and technical assistance to tobacco- and cancer-control programs. The deadline for submission is 5 PM EST on April 15, 2022.

Tobacco Control News & Research – March 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.

Addressing the Off-Campus Tobacco Retail Environment to Enhance Tobacco Free Colleges

With many local and state smokefree laws not covering college or university campuses, these institutions have had to work hard to create smokefree environments on campus for their students and staff. The hard work doesn’t have to end there. Considering the off-campus retail environment in tobacco control efforts can be the perfect next step to further protecting the health of college students and their communities.

Tobacco Control News & Research – February 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 32nd Annual National Leadership Forum

CADCA's National Leadership Forum is right around the corner! If you are attending, we have curated a number of sessions that are relevant for tobacco-prevention and control professionals. This year, our recommended sessions include presentations by CDC’s Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and our fellow CDC National Network, The National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

Webinar Recording Available: Youth Led Efforts – Current Trends of E-Cig & Tobacco

A panel of experts from CDC's National Networks present “Community Lead Efforts: Current Trends of E-Cig/ Vaping & Youth Elevating the Movement Towards Health Equity for All.” This webinar discusses how to approach tobacco and e-cigarette use through youth engagement and strategies that affect special populations across the nation through a lens of racial, ethnic, geographic and social health equity.