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April - June

2021 Newsletter

May 21, 2021

The Compadres Connection

Issue 4 - Volume 2

In this issue:

  • Mt. SAC Fresh Air Mounties Coalition Hosts a Virtual Earth Day Event

  • FDA Moves to Ban Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

  • New Health Clinics Sites Adopt a Smoke-free Policy

  • Los Angeles County Friday Night Live Partnership

  • L.A. CADA Hosts a Facebook Live Event for National Prevention Week

  • Student Spotlight & Word Search

  • Welcome New Student Coalition Members

January - March

2021 Newsletter

February 26, 2021

The Compadres Connection

Issue 3 - Volume 2

In this issue:

  • Cerritos College Adopts a 100% Smoke and Tobacco-Free Policy

  • Falcon Fresh Air Peer Advocates (FFAPAs) Announce Smoke-Free Policy on Instagram Live

  • Student Coalition Game Night

  • The Latino Prevention Project (LPP)

  • American Lung Association Develops a Factsheet

  • Community Resources

  • Student Spotlight & Word Search

October-December 

2020 Newsletter

November 24, 2020

The Compadres Connection

Issue 2 - Volume 2

In this issue:

  • Falcon Fresh Air Peer Advocates at the DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

  • Fresh Air At Rio and Compadres Partner with the Whittier Police Department for National Rx Take-Back Day

  • We're Hiring! Student Staff Assistant Trainee Position Available

  • Take Care of our Vets During the Holidays

  • The Great American Smokeout Goes Virtual

  • Student Spotlight & Word Search

  • Student & Community Resources

July-September

2020 Newsletter

September 8, 2020

The Compadres Connection

Issue 1 - Volume 2

In this issue:

  • Compadres partner with Cerritos College

  • Two L.A. Community Health Clinics adopt a 100% smoke-free workplace policy

  • Evaluation Corner: Celebrating Hispanic Culture

  • Upcoming Local District Days

  • In Local News: California Assembly approved ban on flavored tobacco sales

  • Students Spotlight: A bittersweet farewell

  • Word Search

  • Student Resources

May-June 2020 Newsletter

June 29, 2020

The Compadres Connection

Issue 2 - Volume 1

In this issue:

  • Partnering with Rio Hondo Grab & Go Groceries

  • CalFresh EBT Food Cards Application Link

  • Information & Education Virtual Day of Action

  • Tobacco & COVID-19

  • Tobacco is a Social Justice Issue

  • The Los Angeles County of Education Sues JUUL Labs

  • Student Spotlights

  • Word Search

  • Quitting Resources - Mobile Apps & Texting Programs

March-April 2020 Newsletter

April 22, 2020

The Compadres Connection

Issue 1 - Volume 1

In this issue:

  • Compadres team-up with Rio Hondo FAAR Coalition for tobacco waste clean-up!

  • Compadres Evaluation Corner

  • Community Connection

  • Tobacco Cessation Resources

  • Resources for Students

  • Word Search

Press Release-LK Health Center

October 3, 2019

On the heels of the growing deadly epidemic of flavored e-cigarettes among youths and other vulnerable populations, Latino Kids Health Center (LKHC) a Federally Qualified Health Center in Montebello, is taking the lead in implementing a strict policy prohibiting smoking and vaping on all company premises.

Press Release-South Central Family Health Center

October 22, 2019

On the heels of the growing deadly epidemic of flavored e-cigarettes among youths and other vulnerable populations, South Central Family Health Center in Los Angeles (SDHC) is taking the lead in implementing a strict policy prohibiting smoking and vaping on all company premises.