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Job Opportunities to Fight Big Tobacco
September 13, 2017

From the Office of Carol McGruder, Co-Chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council, news of job opportunities to fight Big Tobacco and save lives via The Loop!


Please share this wonderful opportunity with your networks. 

Thank you, 
Carol 
 

The LOOP

APPLY BY SEPTEMBER 22nd TO JOIN THE 2017 LOOP LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM!
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JOBS! JOBS! JOBS!
Health Education, Public Policy, Public Law, Law Enforcement, Public Relations, Journalists, Program Evaluation, Cessation Counselors, Community Health Advocates, Program Assistants, Program Managers
Though California is a national leader in tobacco control and enjoys one of the lowest smoking prevalence rates in America, not all of our communities have equally benefited. Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, African Americans, the LGBTQ community, and members of the military are just some of the groups that still have high smoking rates. There are complex reasons why some communities continue to bear a disparate tobacco-related burden. An important part of the solution is the cultivation and training of leaders from these communities.
Because of the passage of California’s historic 2016 tobacco tax, thousands of jobs in tobacco control across the state of California will be created. The average person has little knowledge of these career opportunities.
The LOOP Leadership Development Program (LDP) aims to build capacity by increasing knowledge and access to these opportunities. We are actively recruiting 12-16 “Fellows” to participate in a vigorous 8-week program. Once successful applicants complete the program they will receive a certificate of completion from the University of California, San Francisco. They will also have ongoing access to a cadre of mentorship and support. We want to help you develop your leadership skills as we guide you through a wide array of career boosting opportunities. Applicants who represent the populations most adversely targeted by Big Tobacco are strongly encouraged to apply.  Dreamers are strongly encouraged to apply. 
An archived webinar explaining The LOOP Leadership Development Program can be accessed below (user password: ldp123):
 
View Program Webinar
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 222017 at 5pm (PST) 
 
Please Address Questions To: 
Coordinator Specialist
The LOOP Leadership Development Program
Telephone: (415) 502-3265
We look forward to you joining our THIRD cohort of leaders!
The LOOP Team 
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