YOU’RE INVITED!

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and Prevention Connections are pleased to invite you to the 12th National Reduce Tobacco Use Conference to be held April 25-26, 2016.

The National Reduce Tobacco Use Conference will showcase the latest in tobacco-use prevention, reduction, and cessation with youth and young adults. Plan to attend and network with colleagues from around the country at the beautiful Crystal Gateway Marriott, just minutes from Washington, D.C. Come and hear experts present effective strategies for addressing tobacco use with our young people today.

CONFERENCE TOPICS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • + Tobacco control staff
  • + Tobacco control coalition members
  • + Staff and members of networks for tobacco control
  • + Health advocates
  • + Health care providers
  • + Public health professionals
  • + Leaders in education
  • + Policymakers
  • + Community, business, and faith-based leaders
  • + Academic researchers
  • + Philanthropic organization leaders
  • + YOU

ABOUT THE HOSTS

Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth:

Established by the Virginia General Assembly in 1999, the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth empowers Virginia’s youth to make healthy choices by promoting active, nutritious and tobacco-free living. Since the Foundation began its work in 2001, high school smoking in Virginia has been cut by more than 60 percent and the number of middle school smokers has dropped by more than 75 percent! The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth directly reaches about 50,000 children each year through classroom-based prevention programs in public schools, after-school programs, community centers, day cares and prevention programs across the state. VFHY’s award-winning marketing campaigns deliver prevention messaging to more than 500,000 children annually. For more information, visit VFHY.org.

Prevention Connections:

Our mission is to promote health through better nutrition, increased physical activity, and tobacco prevention and cessation. We advance our mission of promoting health through better nutrition, increased physical activity, and tobacco prevention and cessation; and seek to improve and maintain wellness and quality of life by serving youth, young adults and their families in Virginia.