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2010-03-15: Promising Practices and Tobacco Control Conference Now Accepting Abstracts!

You are cordially invited to submit an abstract to Promising Practices: Achieving Health and Social Equity in Tobacco Control. We are seeking abstracts highlighting best practices, innovative programs and policies, and current research focused on reducing tobacco use prevalence among African American and/or low socioeconomic status* (SES) populations. This Conference aims to bring together public health professionals working from within diverse systems, dedicated to serving communities disparately impacted by tobacco.

This Conference is presented by the Health Education Council's Break Free Alliance and National African American Tobacco Prevention Network (NAATEN).

If you are interested in submitting an abstract, please do so at by 5pm (PST) on September 30th, 2009. Decisions on all abstracts will be sent by the end of November 2009.

Abstract submissions open: July 30th, 2009
Abstract submissions close: September 30th, 5:00pm (PST)

*Characteristics that describe low SES populations include: low-income, those with less than 12 years of education, the medically underserved, the unemployed, and the working poor.

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