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From Tobacco Control Training Collaborative:
Protecting Two Million People: A Deep Dive into Smokefree Multi-Unit Housing
This webinar will explore how tobacco control programs, in partnership with state public housing authorities, can play a meaningful and supportive role in planning for smokefree multi-unit housing.
Tobacco control program managers and secondhand smoke policy coordinators from state, tribal and territorial tobacco control programs
Erika Sward Assistant Vice President, National Advocacy, American Lung Association
Bill Blatt National Director, Tobacco Programs, American Lung Association
Mark Boldt Cessation Coordinator, Texas Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
Holly Mata Program Manager, YMCA of El Paso/Southern NM and Adjunct Research Faculty, The University of Texas at El Paso
Maria Flores Community Service Supervisor, Housing Authority of the City of El Paso
Kristen Hernandez Tobacco Equity & Disparities Coordinator, Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals
Jana Renner Associate Program Officer, Paso del Norte Health Foundation
After attending this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Assess the smokefree multi-unit housing landscape in order to strategically build support and plan for implementation.
- Identify opportunities for, and benefits of, partnering with housing authorities and other partners to support smokefree policy implementation
- Communicate the potential role that state tobacco control programs can play in building support for, planning, and implementing smokefree multi-unit housing.