November 14, 2011
The Auburn Valley YMCA Living Tobacco-free Program is providing a free training with scientist and tobacco prevention advocate Dr. Jeffrey Wigand. You are invited to send your staff to attend our Tobacco 101 training December 1, 2011, 3 to 5 p.m. at Rainier Middle School in Auburn. Dr. Wigand’s presentation will provide evidence-based knowledge of the tobacco industry including: Tobacco products (smoke and smokeless), how…Continue
My role through the CPPW project is to explore the YMCA's Community Based Organization model, which is our term for how we engage underserved communities in our work. I'm a youth development person so this is an excitiing change of pace for me. I'm leraning about the Y's healthy living pillar, engaging in HEAL work, exploring systems issues to engagement, and thinking through access barriers.. Here's a reflection piece from a Health Fair I attended in March.