Month: May 2021

Tobacco Control – Pushing a City Towards Cleaner Air

Discover How This Grandmother Doesn’t Want to See Big Tobacco Hurt Future Generations Fighting to Make Sure Everyone Breathes Clean Air Longtime Duarte resident Jacqueline Hasty remembers spending her childhood buying cigarettes for her parents, carrying a note to the store that her mother gave her that simply read “Please sell my daughter cigarettes.” Jacqueline …

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COVID-19 Changed a Project, But That Turned Out To Be An Opportunity

A small business directory for Fountain Valley became a one-stop-shop resource for employers trying to find their way through COVID-19 Background Fountain Valley’s Assistant City Manager takes elevating local businesses, so they thrive, generate revenue, and serve their customers. The Experience Fountain Valley, an economic development website, was developed to promote all business activities, land …

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City of Hope Staffer Stands Up to Secondhand Smoke At Home

Learn how one Duarte resident is supporting our tobacco control campaign to better protect nonsmokers from harmful secondhand smoke exposure. Standing up to clear the air and make a difference City of Hope Progress in reducing secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmokers has stalled since 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 58 …

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Re-Energizing YOUR Brand During Uncertain Times

2020 has hit and hurt us all, but if we can find a silver lining here, it’s that this pandemic and uncertain economic times are teaching us resilience and innovation. The popular axiom “Necessity is the Mother of invention” never felt more true now. There’s also another popular axiom, “From chaos comes opportunity.” Both proved …

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A Breath of Fresh Air: Engaging with Duarte’s Youth through a PhotoVoice Project

Reducing Exposure to Secondhand Smoke in Multi-Unit Housing Clean air is essential for healthy lungs; we all need healthy lungs now more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. Do not let the air in your home threaten your family’s health.  In Los Angeles County, over 500,000 nonsmoking adults and children are exposed to secondhand smoke1. …

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