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Cerritos Fresh Air Peer Advocates

Cerritos Fresh Air Peer Advocates

  1. Video: Five reasons campuses are adopting a new tobacco-free policy
  2. California Department of Justice Tobacco Grant provides local public agencies funding to promote a healthier California. Cerritos College was awarded the Tobacco Grant in the fall of 2018 and is using a portion of the funding to create leadership opportunities to students by developing a Peer Advocate Program. Peer Advocates are student leaders that provide awareness, education, and respectfully encourage compliance of the Cerritos College smoking policy. Advocates demonstrate leadership, professionalism, compassion through engagement and a desire to promote and celebrate a fresh air campus.
  3. Fall 2019 events included training with Compadres for Tobacco-Free Los Angeles & CYAN, Great American Smoke-Out, Veteran’s Week, petitioning, campus symposium, National Day of Action, and Norwalk Town Hall.
  4. Calendar of 2020 Spring Events: Check back often, event planning is on-going
    1. Weekly meetings @ 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. at SHS
    2. Campus tobacco garbage clean-up week of April 6th; VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (can we create a volunteer link to come to my email???)
    3. Student short presentation to the Board April 15th about their efforts on campus
    4. Partnering with Clubs for Earth Day April 22nd

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