Advocacy in action: The smoke-free NOLA council vote
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Demonstrate your power through advocacy and translate that power into a vote for your issue. Differentiate between lobbying and non-lobbying activities. Identify partners that can help with lobbying activities.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Regional Director for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, my primary work focuses on tobacco control policy campaigns, including smoke-free, tobacco tax, and funding for tobacco cessation and prevention programs. I have 15 years of professional experience in political and legislative matters, ten of which working in the field of tobacco control. I represented CFTFK as a partner in the Smoke-Free NOLA campaign and helped with the lobbying efforts during the council vote phase.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.