Accomplishments

We have two decades worth of accomplishments

  • Trained more than 1000 community leaders from across the US and Pacific Islands to advocate for health justice and policy change
  • Launched major advocacy campaigns to counter the targeting for AA and NHPI communities by the tobacco industry
  • Provided comprehensive technical assistance and training (TAT) with community organizations, advocates, health departments, federal agencies, and health organizations in more than 40 states and 6 island jurisdictions
  • Provided TAT to community groups to assist in the implementation of policy initiatives
  • Facilitated cross cultural collaboration across priority population groups
  • Published the only two journal issues dedicated specifically to AA and NHPI tobacco issues
  • Published educational and advocacy toolkits including making tobacco relevant to AA and NHPI communities, needs assessment; and program evaluation
  • Built a national movement for AAs, NHPIs and underserved communities on tobacco and other health justice issues.