CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/ PROPOSALS/ NOMINATIONS/ APPLICATIONS

  • Public Health Law Research: Making the Case for Laws That Improve Health. Public Health Law Research (PHLR) is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This call for proposals focuses on 3 topics:  (1) Effects of laws and legal practices on population health outcomes; (2) Effects of law on the performance of public health systems and the delivery of public health services and; (3) The costs and benefits of public health laws.  Public entities or nonprofit organizations are being given preference in selection.  Deadline April 4, 2012, 3:00 p.m. EDT.
  • Regional Indoor Environments: Reducing Public Exposure to Indoor Pollutants.  Environmental Protection Agency.  The RFA solicits applications from eligible entities for projects to conduct demonstration, training, education and/or outreach activities to reduce exposure to indoor air contaminants (including tobacco smoke) and yield measurable environmental outcomes, primarily in homes and schools.  Applications due April 12, 2012, 4:00 p.m. EDT.
  • Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use among Priority Populations. The Legacy Foundation scholarship award will be granted on a competitive basis to a candidate who shows financial need; exemplifies a record of commitment to community service on behalf of an underserved community; and illustrates the best use of the visual arts, media, or creative writing to convey culturally appropriate health messages, specifically those aimed at raising awareness of tobacco’s harmful impact.  Applications due April 30, 2012.
  • Roadmaps to Health Community Grants Program. A call for proposals for the County Health Rankings Roadmaps to Health (formerly Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health or MATCH) has been released.  The grants will support two-year state and local efforts among policymakers, business, education, health care, public health and community organizations grants to create policy or system change to address the social and economic factors that impact the health of people in their community.  Proposals due May 2, informational webinars will be held March 20 and April 10.

CONFERENCES/TRAININGS/Events

  • Smoke Damage: Voices from the Front Lines of America’s Tobacco Wars.  Tobacco Control Network Harvey Leadership Webinar Series, March 19, 2012, 3-4:30 p.m. ET.   Speakers will highlight the real life stories of loss and pain that remind us of the impact of our tobacco control work, and explain how the power of personal testimony can be harnessed to bring about tobacco control policy change.  Registration required by March 15, 2012.
  • Regulating Tobacco in the Retail Environment: Walking Through the Corner Store. Public Health Law Center Webinar Series, March 6, 2012, 12:00-1:30 p.m. CST. This webinar will discuss tobacco control policies that apply at the point-of-sale, using the perspective of a person walking to, and standing in the midst of, a tobacco retailer’s store.

EVALUATION:  Counter-Marketing or Media Analysis

OTHER PRODUCTS:  Smokeless, Cigars, Hookahs, e-Cigarettes, etc.

RESOURCES:  Tobacco-Related

RESOURCES:  General Media/Communications

SECONDHAND SMOKE (SHS)/CLEAN INDOOR AIR (CIA)

TARGET POPULATION:  Asian/Pacific Islander American

TARGET POPULATION:  Dual Users

TARGET POPULATION: Military Personnel

TARGET POPULATION:  Persons with Mental Illness or Developmental Delay

TARGET POPULATION:  Tobacco Users

Target Population:  Women and Girls

TOBACCO CESSATION

TOBACCO MARKETING/ADVERTISING/PROMOTION

TOBACCO INDUSTRY WATCH

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