Second-hand smoke is now the 3rd leading cause of preventable death, with over 41,000 deaths in the US each year. Through our partnership with LA County Public Health Department, we are 1 of 21 agencies working to create a healthier LA County by protecting residents from second-hand smoke exposure through education and advocacy.
Youth Community Advocates in Hawaiian Gardens and Signal Hill is currently working on community campaigns to achieve greater health equity in their communities. Through storytelling and advocacy campaigns, they aim to address the ways that secondhand smoke affects communities.
Interested in joining up?
To be eligible, you simply must be between the ages of 14-18 and live, work, go to school or spend time in Signal Hill or Hawaiian Gardens.
ALL MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM
For any questions please contact Shalin Craig at [email protected], or (747) 777-0422.
*And follow us on IG at @YouthCommunityAdvocates to stay up-to-date on our campaign!