Monthly Archives: October 2010

Power of Facebook

Facebook is a great place to find out what your class of ’90 classmates have been up to, what kind of burger your best friend ate over the weekend, and what your cousin’s doppelganger looks like.  But did you know that you can even use Facebook to recruit coalition members for your campaign?  Read on… Read More »

I Hope You Never Experience This

A whole bunch of us Center folks – Erin, Jeannie, Jennifer, Jack and I – were in Los Angeles two weeks ago to do a training for their Prop 99 and CPPW funded agencies about the Midwest Academy strategy chart. One section of the training was devoted to thinking about the fact that your strategy chart is not a permanent document you create once in a campaign, but rather something you adjust as you learn more facts you in your campaign. Or run into problems. At the training, small groups each worked on a scenario dealing with some of the common problems we’ve seen tobacco coalitions and campaigns face time and time again across the state: Read More »

Good policy, bad journalism

I just read a news article in the Victor Valley Daily Press about the San Bernardino Housing Authority going smokefree.  Congratulations to San Bernardino County for this policy success! 

There are now nine housing authorities in California that have required the creation of nonsmoking units.  Read More »