Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations

Registration now open!

Leading up to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service will host the panel discussion, “Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations,” featuring experts in the field of tobacco treatment, policy, and control.

This event is open to all on campus and increases community awareness of:

  • Tobacco industry practices that target underserved populations, such as minority groups, the LGBTQ community, low income communities, and others
  • Tobacco-related health disparities in underserved communities
  • What can be done to help reduce inequities

Panelists:  

  • Lincoln Mondy, Progressive Communication Strategist, and Creator, Black Lives/Black Lungs
  • Cliff Douglas, JD, Vice President for Tobacco Control, American Cancer Society (ACS); Director, ACS Center for Tobacco Control; Director, U-M Tobacco Research Network; and Adjunct Professor, U-M School of Public Health
  • Kate Donaldson, Health Educator, District Health Department #10
  • Lilianna Reyes, Program Services Director and Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Affirmations

Who Should Attend:

Professionals and students interested in healthcare and social justice and anyone interested in learning more about how the tobacco industry targets marginalized populations.

When: 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017, starting at 5 p.m.

Location: 

U-M School of Public Health, M1020 SPH II

Event Agenda: 

Doors open: 4:30 p.m.

Panel discussion: 5 p.m.

Reception: 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Registration:

MHealthy is pleased to offer this event at no charge, however, registration is required. Register now!