Tag Archives: San Mateo County

ANNOUNCEMENT: Cultural Humility Workshop Nov 12, 2013

The Cultural Humility Workshop will be on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 9:00am – 12:00pm at Lacrombe Clubhouse, 99 Lake Merced Blvd., Daly City.

This workshop will focus on reversing health disparities, exploring common definitions of words often used in the field of health disparities work, and practicing the use of tools of cultural competence and cultural humility in your work place.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Free Grant-Writing Webinar October 11, 2013

This is a grant-writing webinar for the Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) grant. The webinar will explore successful grant-writing tips and strategies while incorporating the Botvin LifeSkills Trainingprogram into the TUPE grant. This year’s webinar will be on Friday, October 11th at 12:30pm. There is no cost to attend, and the trainer will be available to answer any questions you may have about the RFP or the program.

Click here to register!

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County BBQ

The Boys and Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County will be having a BBQ on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 5:00PM-8:00PM.

Location: Pacifica Moose Lodge, 776 Bradfor Way, Pacifica, CA 94044

Prices:

  • Adults $15 in advance, $20 at the door
  • Kids (under 12) $5
  • Kids (5&under) FREE

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Tobacco and Its Impact in My Community Photo Contest

The California Department of Public Health, California Tobacco Control Program (CDPH/CTCP) is launching “Tobacco and Its Impact in My Community”, a photo contest to promote awareness of how the presence of tobacco is still a problem in our state. Their goal is to showcase images submitted by California students that “tell the story” about tobacco control issues significantly impacting youth and disadvantaged communities. These issues include exposure to secondhand smoke, cigarette butt litter, and tobacco marketing in the retail environment.

As a sponsor of the photo contest, the American Cancer Society, California Division (ACS) is providing $1,000 in cash prizes for the winning photo entries! CDPH/CTCP will announce the photo contest winners during the week of November 18, 2013, to coincide with ACS’ “Great American Smokeout” on November 21st.

Middle and high school-age students are highly recommended to enter because they represent an important age group to engage in anti-tobacco use activities and, in the past, have demonstrated strong participation in similar contests conducted by CDPH. CDPH/CTCP is proud to partner with the California Department of Education, Coordinated School Health and Safety Office, Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Program (TUPE) to promote the photo contest to middle and high schools throughout California. All photo submissions will be exhibited online (this may include the Fight Tobacco Facebook page, the TobaccoFreeCA Facebook page, as well as the CDPH and CTCP websites).

Submit your photos for any of the four following categories!

1. Stores near schools
2. Secondhand smoke (outdoor and indoor)
3. Cigarette butt litter
4. “What’s wrong with this picture?”

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Click on the image below to download the PDF flyer for information on how to enter, contest requirements, eligibility, prizes, and limitations of liability and release.

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Not sure where to start? Looking for advice on how to take better photos? Click the image below to learn more!Wikihow

Healthy Retailer Project 2013 Video

It’s finally uploaded!  Here is the 10 minute documentary video of our experience doing the Healthy Retailer Project over Summer 2013!  Please watch, share, and let us know what you think!

The Healthy Retailer Project is part of an effort to assess the availability and marketing of alcohol, tobacco, and food products in at least 10,000 stores across the state.  Participants are trained to use an app on their smartphone device to administer the survey, which takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.  Youth volunteers from Teens Making A Change youth council, Terra Nova high school, and San Francisco State University helped conduct 174 surveys in Daly City, Pacifica, South San Francisco, and even SFO International Airport!

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In San Mateo County, three groups participated in data collection efforts:
North County Prevention Partnership
Talauma for Tongans
South County Sheriff’s Activities League

Special Thanks to our partners who provided logistical support and supervision for our youth volunteers:
-Diana Hill from San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services’ Alcohol and Other Drug Services
-Shaunda Scruggs and Megan Griffin from the San Mateo Tobacco Education Coalition
-LisaMarie Miramontes, PhD from the Prevention Research Center
-Andrea Rufo from Project 4PLAY and Project ASAP
-John Bartolome from ODASA

The video footage was shot with an iPhone 5, and edited in iMovie.

 

THANK YOU to everyone who made this possible!!