Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Eunice Namkoong of Yorktown, Va., As Youth Advocate of the Year

After realizing that her peers were using electronic cigarettes at school, Eunice set out to strengthen her school district's tobacco-free policy. As a member of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth's youth-led teen volunteer group Y Street, Eunice ...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Gabrielle Kennedy of Puckett, Miss., As Youth Advocate of the Year

Gabby has focused on strengthening smoke-free laws in her town to better protect citizens and visitors from secondhand smoke, regularly presenting at town hall meetings and community events. On a state level, Gabby testified before the Mississippi ...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors #RealTalkTobacco of Philadelphia, Pa., As Group Youth Advocates of the Year

#RealTalkTobacco wants to make Philadelphia the first city with a youth smoking rate of zero percent. Members of the group, which is part of the Health Promotion Council's Advocacy Institute, have been advocating for tobacco-free pharmacies and a ban on ...

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Honors Brooklyn Larimore of Bellevue, Neb., As Youth Advocate of the Year

Brooklyn pushes for local and state policies that reduce tobacco use, such as making Omaha parks tobacco-free and raising the tobacco sale age to 21 in Nebraska. As a two-time National Youth Ambassador with the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Brooklyn has ...