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Community and Youth Engagement

Truth Initiative is building a network of activists. We inspire, educate, and mobilize young leaders, coalitions and organizations to act nationally and in their communities to create a future where commercial tobacco use and nicotine addiction are things of the past.

Youth activism and leadership programs

To achieve a culture where young people reject smoking, vaping and nicotine, we know that individuals and organizations must be empowered to act in their communities. We train and inspire young adults to make change in their communities as truth Ambassadors, College Leaders and through truth Advocacy Summits.

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Grants and scholarships

We give young people and those who work with them, such as leaders at colleges and universities, the resources they need to power efforts that inspire lives free from smoking, vaping and nicotine. 

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Featured community projects

​We encourage and empower young people to advocate for change by creating local tobacco control and prevention projects and campaigns. 

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Truth Experiential Learning & Mobilization program

The Truth Experiential Learning & Mobilization program is a youth focused skills-based learning experience that prepares a national network of young people with activism tools and strategies to mobilize their peers for tobacco and vape prevention.

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We are creating a future where commercial tobacco and nicotine addiction are things of the past. This is how we're doing.

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