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Notification for Intent to Award for Recent RFPs
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VFHY Unveils Empower Series

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) is proud to announce the Empower Series —a collection of virtual events aimed to help youth, advocates, and decision makers empower others to make healthy choices.

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VFHY and Prevention Connections Presents – The Rise of E-Cigarettes: Implications for Public Health

On Jul. 2, 2020 we were joined by Dr. Brian King of the CDC as he presented on The Rise of E-Cigarettes: Implications for Public Health.

Opening remarks on tobacco control were provided by American Heart Association’s Virginia Government Relations Director Chelsi Bennett, J.D. Bennett also served as the moderator of a brief Q & A after Dr. King’s presentation.

This webinar was co-hosted by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth and Prevention Connections in a new webinar series for the public.

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Virginia Teen Activists’ Work on Tobacco Prevention Recognized as a Model for Other States

RICHMOND, VA. – Today, youth activism is impacting meaningful social, political and environmental change and commonwealth teens are joining in on this powerful work. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) included Y Street, Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s (VFHY) youth engagement program, in a guide of initiatives across the country demonstrating best practices for tobacco prevention and control.

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Success Stories During COVID-19: Salem Area Ecumenical Ministries

The Salem Area Ecumenical Ministries HCAT (SAEM/HCAT) is continuing to support the ongoing feeding programs at the food pantries that have been established at Andrew Lewis Middle School and Salem High School through funding by the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s Healthy Communities Action Team (HCAT) grant.

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