Learn how this coalition strengthened San Mateo County’s Tobacco Retail License.
Community organizers engaged residents of Riverside, a Latino-majority city of 330,000, to create a bilingual multi-unit housing (MUH) campaign that resulted in the passage of a 2022 policy requiring all apartment complexes in Riverside to be smokefree.
A coalition based in Glenn County used public outrage about a community event, hosted by a local tobacco retailer, to reinvigorate its coalition, engage the community and build momentum for a new city policy to protect kids from tobacco.
A campaign led by Day One, an organization working to
improve community health and economic justice,
successfully engaged residents of Sierra Madre to build
support for the passage of a policy prohibiting smoking
in Multi-Unit Housing (MUH)- in the City of Sierra
Unidos Por Salud, a program of the California Health Collaborative, engaged Spanish-speaking residents of Woodlake, California, a small, rural community in Tulare County, in attempt to create support for smokefree Multi-Unit Housing.
The Riverside County Coalition for Tobacco-Free Communities has found a unique way to organize itself that has led to effective ways to carry out the work of the Coalition and to achieving policy success.
Driven by the Way Resource Center’s (Center) efforts, the Coalition for a Tobacco-Free San Bernardino County collected more than 480 postcards in support of stronger tobacco regulation in Hesperia.