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Heritage Month Toolkit


This toolkit provides community leaders with materials to facilitate the planning and implementation of their culturally tailored tobacco control activities. It includes educational materials in the form of tailored fact sheets, PowerPoints, press releases, and print media. In addition, the toolkit provides access to publicly available culturally tailored tobacco control resources from leading tobacco control organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control Office on Smoking and Health, the American Legacy Foundation, Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, and leading tobacco control networks such as:
  • Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy, and Leadership (APPEAL)
  • National African American Tobacco Prevention Network (NAATPN)
  • National Latino Tobacco Control Network (NLTCN)
  • National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Tobacco Control Network (LGBT)
  • National Tribal Tobacco Prevention Network (NTTPN)
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Funding Sources

North Carolina Health and Wellness Trust Fund

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  • Release Date: 2010
  • Original Summary: 12/2011
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Last updated: November 14, 2012.