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Advocacy Board

What is the FULSToP youth community advocacy board?
FULSToP is recruiting youth between the ages of 13 and 17 in Orange County and between the ages of 18 and 24 in San Diego County to serve on the 2018–19 youth Community Advocacy Board ( CAB ). The purpose of the CAB is to provide youth and young adults with skills, knowledge, leadership exercise, and opportunities to make positive changes in their community.

What does the CAB do?

  • Implements healthy changes in your community
  • Helps design and implement youth-specific programming and activities
  • Informs and educates community members and decision-makers about tobacco-related health disparities

What will board members gain from participation?

  • Training in leadership and advocacy development
  • Public speaking skill-building opportunities
  • In-depth knowledge of current tobacco issues
  • Experiences that add weight to résumés and college applications
  • A network of peer advocates in San Diego and Orange counties

What is a board member’s commitment?

  • Meet twice a month in person
  • Attend and participate in local FULSToP-sponsored training and events
  • Help plan and participate in local tobacco-related activities and campaigns
  • Communicate regularly with FULSToP staff and other CAB members via email, phone, and internet

What must a board member have in order to join?

  • Interest in tobacco control and how it affects African American / Black populations
  • Ability to serve a 10-month term from September 1 to June 30
  • Willingness and ability to check and respond to email on a regular basis
  • Enthusiasm, diligence, and a team attitude

How does a prospective board member apply?
Complete an online application.»

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