June 2012

Just In Time for Summer—Environmental Template

Posted on June 22 by Christine Ricohermoso

We have developed one template, 3 different versions, addressing the environmental impact of cigarette butts on local beaches and waterways. We hope this template is useful for your own communities.

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Message from the Director - Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH On behalf of everyone at TEAM Lab, I would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you. Over the last several years, we have worked with many...

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Calling All Tobacco Education Materials

Posted on June 08 by Darrah Kuratani

Submit your tobacco education materials submitted to TEAM Lab for inclusion in the TECC catalog

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Call for MRC Members

Posted on June 08 by Darrah Kuratani

TEAM Lab is seeking individuals (with experience working with Asian American, Pacific Islander or Native American/American Indian communities in tobacco control) to apply to become a member of the Materials Review Committee. This committee will review newly developed tobacco education materials from tobacco control projects throughout the State of California.

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June 2012: TEAM Lab Interns Spotlight

Posted on June 08 by Darrah Kuratani

TEAM Lab spotlights interns Sharon Favazza, Charlene Nguyen, and Sam Sagartz

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Asian American (AA) and Pacific Islander (PI) populations happen to be two of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States. As of 2010, there are 17.3 million Asian Americans living in the U.S., a 46 percent increase in population in the last decade, and 1.2 million Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (NHOPI) living in the U.S., a 40 percent increase in population in the last decade. It is important to note that until recently, Asian American (AA) and Pacific Islander (NHOPI) populations were aggregated on census data. As people continue to learn that AA and NHOPI groups are culturally and ethnically dis-similar many continue to group these heterogeneous groups as Asian American and Pacific Islander. And, for the purposes of comparing data sets that are aggregated in this way, it is sometimes necessary for context.

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Materials Development Tip #6: The Power of an Image

Posted on June 08 by Christine Ricohermoso

Through our field-testing, focus groups, and needs assessment results, we are constantly reminded of the power and importance of images when developing educational materials. We have heard the target audience express the need for more images or images that show...

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Webinar Recap: Digital Storytelling

Posted on June 08 by Darrah Kuratani

This month we talked with an audience of 55 associates about the effective and increasingly popular medium of Digital Storytelling.

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