Media Tips from the Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention & Control Program

The Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention & Control Program has created a couple of tip sheets for working with the media.I have provided the content of the factsheet here to share with you all. Great work Westconsin! Media Tip Visiting an Editorial Board An editorial board meeting is an informal discussion with the newspaper’s opinion page editorContinue reading “Media Tips from the Wisconsin Tobacco Prevention & Control Program”

Health Advocacy Webinar Summary and Information

by Emilia Dunham Program Associate On January 31st, 2011, The Network held a BrownBag Webinar with Trevor Project’s Dave Reynolds, Hunter College’s Barbara Warren and CenterLink’s Terry Stone. This webinar discusses what Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is doing to enhance their states suicide prevention programs to be LGB and T inclusive, but your help is neededContinue reading “Health Advocacy Webinar Summary and Information”

Welcome from Minneapolis (Creating Change)

by Emilia Dunham Network Program Associate Due to another blizzard (just business as usual at this point), I safely flew a day earlier to Minneapolis, MN for Creating Change and arrived mid-day. With my activities starting tomorrow I just wanted to write a “Welcome from Minneapolis” and introduce some of the exciting things I haveContinue reading “Welcome from Minneapolis (Creating Change)”

FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products Tweet Up Tomorrow #tobaccofreetweetup

The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products is hosting a Tweet Up tomorrow. I am sure most you might have a couple questions around FDA Regulations of Tobacco. From trying to understand what it truly means, to finding ways to get involved here here is an opportunity to get some of your questions asked! Below is communication sent directly fromContinue reading “FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products Tweet Up Tomorrow #tobaccofreetweetup”

LGBT Surveillance: Next Steps for the Federal Government Summary

On Monday, November 22nd, we held a BrownBag Webinar called “LGBT Surveillance: Next Steps for the Federal Government.” The call focused on a discussion on federal opportunities for LGBT data to be considered for inclusion in national surveillance (surveys). The crux of the conversation’s goal was to gather Lessons Learned from stories that callers sharedContinue reading “LGBT Surveillance: Next Steps for the Federal Government Summary”

LGBT Surveillance: Next Steps for the Federal Government

As tides change on the federal level, there is opportunity for our community to mobilize and discuss next steps to assist federal agencies to include LGBT communities in federal efforts. A major gap on the federal level is LGBT Surveillance, so the Network would like to host a BrownBag titled “LGBT Surveillance: Next Steps forContinue reading “LGBT Surveillance: Next Steps for the Federal Government”

Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community: A Transgender Awareness Week BrownBag Webinar with Talia Mae Bettcher and Susan Forrest

In honor of Transgender Awareness Week, on November 11th at 2:30pm EST/11:30am PST the Network for LGBT Tobacco Control will be hosting a BrownBag Webinar on transgender inclusion about Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community: A Transgender Awareness Week BrownBag Webinar with Talia Mae Bettcher and Susan Forrest. We will have our first ever co-lead Webinar with Network member Susan Forrest andContinue reading “Transgender Inclusion within Organizations Serving the LGBT Community: A Transgender Awareness Week BrownBag Webinar with Talia Mae Bettcher and Susan Forrest”

"When Under Your Wing Smells Like Armpit"

Shannon Murphy with NYAC co-led a webinar with our Network Steering Committee member Ernesto Dominguez, Youth Technology Specialist at Cascade AIDS Project. The innovative webinar explored definitions, key themes and practical applications of a strong youth/adult partnership model. The aptly-named webinar title  “Building Effective Youth/Adult Partnerships” discussed just that with the idea that an ideaContinue reading “"When Under Your Wing Smells Like Armpit"”

Be a Bragg Queen

Project Filter at the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare is expanding their Quitline services to be even more inclusive of the LGBTQ community. They have already done great outreach efforts to the LGBTQ community, but in expanding their efforts they are launching new social media campaigns with the help of out gay comedian MattContinue reading “Be a Bragg Queen”

Institute 2010: Legal Workshop & Marketing Tidbits

by Scout My morning workshop for the 3 days of this institute is on legal strategies, particularly Using Public Health Law to Seize Opportunities in Tobacco Control Policy. Now that we’re almost done with day 2, let me shoot off a few highlights of the great info that’s been bandied around. We’ve got reps fromContinue reading “Institute 2010: Legal Workshop & Marketing Tidbits”