When we use the term “non-traditional” organization in California’s tobacco-free movement, we are typically referring to any entity that does not receive funding from Proposition 99 and 56 tobacco taxes through the California Tobacco Control Program (CTCP).
Bringing the right organizations and individuals together in a coalition is the first step toward achieving your shared policy goals.
The Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a process used to discover the underlying or “root” causes of social issues, including the symptoms and problems of the issue, and to identify appropriate solutions.
Advancing tobacco policies relies upon the relationships built with decision makers and their staff.
Using these tips will help you recruit the people, skills, and resources to build your community coalition and support your policy priorities.
Speaking up in a public comment period during your local City Council or Board of Supervisors meeting is an impactful way to get your campaign’s message out.