Summer Internship Recap

Before moving into chilly autumn temperatures and activities, we want to celebrate our sunny summer interns one last time! Thank you to the 2023 intern cohort! We are so proud of your creativity and hard work. Read More

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Let Me Tell You Why

Sharika Shithi, an 11th grader at Stuyvesant High School and summer intern with NYC Smoke-Free, penned a powerful message about Big Read More

Igniting Action at Youth Summit 2023: An Acrostic Poem

Written by Brooklyn Reality Check Youth Engagement Manager, Brittany Hale, and Student Interns, Fatou Wague, June Hong, Magnus Jackson, Read More

Unmasking the Rainbow: Illuminating Tobacco Disparities in the LGBTQIA+ Population

Written by Bronx Reality Check Youth Engagement Manager, Angela Hanson This month, let’s work together to unmask rainbow washing… Read More
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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 Monday. Thank you to Brother Greg Cellini and the team at WSOU: Thank God For Monday for a wonderful discussion in honor of the Great American SmokeOut (GASO) on Read More

Op-Ed: The Great American Smoke Out & Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Read an op-ed written by Bronx Reality Check Youth Engagement Manager, Angela Hanson, on Norwood News. Read More

Op-Ed: $1 Cigarette Tax Hike Projected to Save 15,300 New Yorkers’ Lives

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

Op-Ed: From Concern to Action: 5 Ways to Combat Youth Vaping as the School Year Starts

Read an op-ed written by Brooklyn Youth Engagement Manager, Brittany Hale, on BKReader. Read More
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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