"No Community Left Behind" - ADEPT Launch (Part 1 and 2)
Tobacco control professionals from across the state gathered on August 3, 2011 in Long Beach, California for the official launch of the newly formed ADEPT (Advocacy and Data dissemination to achieve Equity for Priority Populations on Tobacco) Project.
The ADEPT Project is comprised of five partners working with six vulnerable populations: Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL); the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council (AATCLC); Coalition of Lavender-Americans on Smoking & Health (CLASH); who work with the LGBT community; Break Free Alliance, who work with the low socioeconomic status (SES) community; and the University of Southern California (USC), who work with Hispanic/Latino and American Indian communities.
ABC Local News Coverage of ADEPT Launch (August 3, 2011)
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