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Campaign Organizing and Leadership Institute February 6-7, 2024

02/6/24 @ 9:00 am - 02/7/24 @ 3:30 pm PST

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About the Campaign Organizing and Leadership Institutes

The Institutes are designed to create a unique learning and interactive experience. The course work will inspire you to refine your organizing and leadership skills, both as an individual leader and an influencer of others – coalition members, colleagues, partners, and supporters. You will be motivated to actively share your training experience and become empowered to teach, coach, and lead others in the California movement to end the commercial tobacco epidemic. For further information see the FAQs below.

Location & Schedule

The Institute will be in person at the California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities in Los Angeles, February 6 – 7, 2024. The agenda and further details will be available after acceptance to the institute.

Institute Fee

This is the first time the Institute will be held in person and a $100 fee will be charged in order to cover food, beverages, and other costs associated with this training event.

Training Content

The February 2024 Institute will focus on building a participant’s capacity and knowledge in several key training areas, including storytelling, leadership, community organizing, decision maker engagement, and strategic communications. There will be special guest speakers and networking opportunities during the Institute.

Application Process

The Institute is open to all CTPP-funded projects and participation is limited to 50 people. The Institute application can be found below.

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Application Deadline

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Friday, January 5 and applicants will be notified by Friday, January 12.

For more information, contact Lindsay Cunningham at [email protected].


What level of experience do I need to attend the Institute? Are the institutes just for experienced tobacco prevention advocates or can someone who is new to the movement apply?
Individuals of all experience levels with tobacco prevention, community organizing, and tobacco policy work may apply.

Can contractors, subcontractors, or consultants of CTPP-funded projects apply?
Possibly, depending on your connection to CTPP-funded projects. Please contact us separately to discuss.

Is the Institute open to coalition members?
At this time, the Institutes are only for staff of CTPP-funded projects. There may be an opportunity in the future for coalition member participation.

Can more than one person per CTPP-funded project apply for the Institute?
Yes. There is no restriction on how many staff members may apply from a project.

Will the Institute provide non-English language interpretation services?
The provision of interpretation services will be based on the language needs of the selected participants. Please indicate your needs on the application.

Will the Institute provide meals?
Lunch and snacks on day 1 and breakfast, lunch, and snacks on day 2 will be provided.

Where will I stay – what lodging is available?
Upon acceptance to the institute, the Center will provide hotel recommendations near the California Endowment Center.


02/6/24 @ 9:00 am
02/7/24 @ 3:30 pm
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