News

Empowering Our Youth on World No Tobacco Day 2024

Written by: Julia Cuthbertson (Brooklyn Community Engagement Manager) As the world observes World No Tobacco Day on May 31st, the spotlight falls on the ever-growing concern of tobacco marketing targeting young people. This year, the focus of the annual World Health Organization campaign is on Read More

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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 Read More

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
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Press

Empowering Our Youth on World No Tobacco Day 2024

Written by: Julia Cuthbertson (Brooklyn Community Engagement Manager) As the world observes World No Tobacco Day on May 31st, the spotlight falls on the ever-growing concern of tobacco marketing targeting young people. This year, the focus of the annual World Health Organization campaign is on Read More

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 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
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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