Minority Voices Matter: Speak Up, Engage and Change Your Community

Do you know what’s going on in your community right now? Any idea who your local government officials are, and what their current initiatives are for the growth of your neighborhood? There’s a known disparity in the amount of talk, talk, talk that we indulge in on a regular basis, whether that be rants online about the lack of love …

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Big Tobacco Targeting Minority Communities

Over the past several decades, tobacco companies have strategically marketed tobacco products to appeal to minority and low-income communities. These companies use targeted advertising techniques, such as Tobacco the brands “Rio” and “Dorado” that heavily advertise to the Hispanic-American community (CDC). Specifically, the industry markets menthol cigarettes to African-American community, who overwhelming favors this type of cigarette. They target the …

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Secondhand Smoke Exposure: The Real Harm and What You Should Be Doing To Fix It

Los Angeles County Residents are facing an ongoing and serious health issue that some may not even realize is happening. Over the last few years California has made big strides towards eliminating this health issue in the workplace and public areas but the many Californians who live in multi-unit housing are still facing this real problem. ExEposure to secondhand smoke …

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