COUGH Student Leadership Board Applications are Now Open
Apr
26
8:00 AM08:00

COUGH Student Leadership Board Applications are Now Open

Apply now to serve on the COUGH (Campuses Organized and United for Good Health) Student Leadership Board for the 2019-2020 term. Build leadership skills and be part of a statewide movement to make positive change. Learn how to effectively communicate for change and receive in-depth training on tobacco, public health, and policy advocacy. Community college students are especially encouraged to apply. Application deadline is April 26th.

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Earth Day
Apr
22
7:00 AM07:00

Earth Day

Earth Day serves as a unique opportunity for tobacco prevention advocates to educate their campus communities on tobacco-related issues apart from the well-known health information. Every phase of tobacco (growth, production, and consumption) is harmful to the environment and very few people are aware of the extent of the destruction. Registration now open!

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Webinar: Are We There Yet? How to Measure Policy Success
Mar
12
11:00 AM11:00

Webinar: Are We There Yet? How to Measure Policy Success

Discover different ways to think about and to measure smoke and tobacco-free policy success on a college campus. Learn about the different phases of policy implementation, how to identify which phase your campus is in and how to move your campus to the next phase. Participants will come away from the webinar with a "basic" data collection plan that includes measurement tools for assessing: 1. Campus efforts, 2. Whether the efforts are working, and 3. If the policy is having the impacts that advocates were hoping for. 

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Jan
8
to Jan 9

CA Tobacco-Free Colleges Conference

The conference is free and open to students, staff, safety officers, and faculty from public and private, two-year and four-year colleges and universities in the state, as well as volunteers and staff from organizations that have a stake in tobacco control. The conference will provide information and opportunities to attendees to be able to address tobacco issues and policy compliance on campus and reduce tobacco use rates among campus communities. 

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Funding Available to Support Smoke/Tobacco-Free Policy Compliance on College Campuses
Jun
30
3:00 PM15:00

Funding Available to Support Smoke/Tobacco-Free Policy Compliance on College Campuses

CYAN is pleased to provide funding for smoke/tobacco-free policy compliance activities on 15 California college/university campuses for up to $5,000 per location.  Campuses who have been 100% smoke or tobacco-free for at least one academic year are eligible to apply.  Funding is available to support compliance activities during the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Webinar: Policy Updates and Funding Opportunities
Jun
6
11:00 AM11:00

Webinar: Policy Updates and Funding Opportunities

In early June, CYAN will be releasing the 2018 California College and University Smoke/Tobacco-Free Policy Report Card.  This webinar will review findings from the 2018 Report Card and discuss changes made to campus policies during the 2017-2018 academic year.  Additionally, the webinar will provide more information on the new California Community College Resolution adopted by the Board of Governors supporting adoption of 100% smoke/tobacco-free policies on two-year campuses.  Finally, the webinar will feature four funding opportunities for colleges and universities to support policy adoption, implementation, and enforcement.

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Student Health Centers, Tobacco Treatment & Technology Webinar
Mar
14
11:00 AM11:00

Student Health Centers, Tobacco Treatment & Technology Webinar

This webinar will equip Student Health Center staff with the appropriate resources to point students who wish to quit tobacco in the direction of tobacco treatment that is appropriate for them. The training will also include a look at the latest literature on what works to help Young Adults quit tobacco, as well as a review of the latest apps and texting programs that have proven effective with Young Adult populations.

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