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Mobilizing Grassroots Support for Public Health Issues

July 18, 2007
(Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD)

Presented by:
Mid-Atlantic Public Health Training Center
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Vincent DeMarco, JD
President, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative
National Coordinator, Faith United Against Tobacco
Adjunct Assistant Professor,
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Joan Stine
Director, Center for Health Promotion, Education and Tobacco Use
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene


These training materials are no longer available. Topics that were addressed are listed below.

Topic 1 - Maryland's New Smoke Free Law as an Example of Grassroots Mobilization Success
»  Speaker 1:  Joan Stine
    Part 1:  The Process
    Part 2:  Documenting the Issue
    Part 3:  Policy Entreprenuership/Leaders/Partners
    Part 4:  Lessons Learned


Topic 2 - The Maryland Children's Initiative:  Raising Tobacco Taxes to Save Lives
»  Speaker 2:  Vincent DeMarco, JD
    Part 1:  History/Background; Building Organizational Power
    Part 2:  Polling
    Part 3:  What do your want from your endorsers and key partners?
    Part 4:  Education the Public, Policy Makers, and Voters
    Part 5:  Lessons Learned





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