Newsletter Feature - RI
We need to end menthol cigarettes now.
We all know tobacco is a major health concern, and menthol has especially wreaked havoc in several underserved communities in large part due to the impact of marketing to communities of color and LGBTQ communities.
Children can't change the world on an empty stomach!
With the start of the new school year, changes have come to school meal availability for all students. At the beginning of the Covid pandemic, the federal government covered school meals for all students. This resulted in all children having access to breakfast and lunch without any gaps in coverage, ensuring every child could count on 2 healthy meals a day. It was a tremendous success in reducing food insecurity in school-aged children across the country.
Regional Youth Tobacco Summit June 7th and 8th
Calling all young leaders!
Are you ready to collaborate with the brightest young minds working in tobacco prevention advocacy in our region? If so, mark your calendars and join us for a special TWO-DAY youth summit on tobacco!
Food Insecurity is a critical issue for many families
Food insecurity is an issue that impacts many families, especially since COVID. Some families who were living in the margins before, are more likely to be impacted by food insecurity now. What is food insecurity?
Get ready.....Recruitment-palooza is coming!
This fall, get ready for an exciting new project for Eastern States advocates and a chance to earn some really great prizes!
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