Youth Advocacy Council

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In 2018 the Wake County School Board updated the Tobacco Free School policy, thanks to the work of the NC Child Youth Advocacy Council. Check out Council members in action presenting on tobacco prevention at a 2018 Wake County School Board Meeting: Go to the 55:00 mark of this WRAL video.

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Urged school board to strengthen district's anti-smoking policy.

News & Observer

Suggested updated curriculum and signage on e-cigarettes

North Carolina Attorney General announces investigation

Join the Youth Advocacy Council

NC Child is currently recruiting for the 2024 statewide cohort of our Youth Advocacy Council. We will be accepting applications from high school students who are who are interested in youth leadership and growing their advocacy skills. 

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