News

Let’s Give the Bronx a Clean-Up

Written by Bronx Reality Check Youth Engagement Manager Angela Hanson. One of the biggest stigmas I heard growing up in the Bronx was that my borough was not the cleanest. That stigma has persisted to this day, but regrettably, there have been more serious repercussions to deal with than only Read More

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On Take Down Tobacco Day, NYC Faces a Growing Challenge: Smoke Shops Targeting Youth

Written by our Staten Island Reality Check Youth Engagement Manager, Courtney Oliver for Take Down Tobacco Day 2024. Walking down your Read More

Up in Smoke: How Smoking Impacts Your Community’s Health

Written by Manhattan Community Engagement Manager, Stefanie Mercado Altman. We have all seen the lone person smoking on the sidewalk Read More

The Science Behind “New Year, New Me” and What it Means for Tobacco in Your Life

Written by Brooklyn Community Engagement Manager, Julia Cuthbertson. January 1st can be a date that we anticipate eagerly or that we Read More
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Press

BX RCM Interviewed on Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Podcast

Bronx Youth Engagement Manager, Angela Hanson, was interviewed for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club podcast on February 23rd. You can listen here. Congrats, Angela! Read More

Op-Ed: When It’s Cold Outside, Let’s Make It Smoke-Free Inside

Read an op-ed written by Brooklyn Community Engagement Manager, Julia Cuthbertson, in BKReader. Read More

Op-Ed: NYC Smoke-Free’s end of year reflections

Read an op-ed written by Bronx Community Engagement Manager, Guillermo Flores, in the Bronx Times. Read More

BK Team Interviewed on WSOU: Thank God For Monday

Brooklyn student intern, Starr Sinclair, joined our Brooklyn team, Julia Cuthbertson and Brittany Hale, on the radio show, Thank God for Read More
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Events

Lunch & Learn: Tobacco-Free Policies for NYC

NYC Smoke-Free is hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn about the benefits of implementing tobacco-free policies in your business or faith-based organization. Join us on April 19th from 12-1pm. Register here. Read More

“Chalk the Walk” in St. George, Staten Island

NYC Smoke-Free student interns and Reality Check students participated in a “Chalk the Walk” event on Wednesday, August 9th, from Read More

Lunch & Learn: Keep the Faith & Keep it Smoke-Free

July 14, 2021
Keep the Faith and Keep it Smoke-Free! We are kicking of our new Summer Lunch & Learn Series with a focus Read More

Virtual Info Session: Making Your Building Smoke-Free

October 20, 2021
Providing assistance to landlords to make their buildings smoke-free is what we do. Smoke-free multi-unit housing is now an established and Read More

Resources

NYC Smoke-Free Housing Tool Kit for Landlords and Managing Agents

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No Menthol Sundays

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The Asian Smokers’ Quitline

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NYC Quits

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The New York State Smokers' Quitline

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Two Shades of Green: Saving Money and Protecing Public Health in Affordable Housing

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