Point of Sale

  • Youth create pledge walls for community members and peers to sign declaring "We've Seen Enough Tobacco"
  • "Wall Must Fall" activity. Youth recreate a convenient store check out counter and the wall of tobacco products  behind it. Community members throw bean bags and try and knock down the recreated wall. 
  • "TobacCandy" is a display and game in which Reality Check youth ask people to identify if the product is tobacco or candy
  • "Chalk the Walk" gets Reality Check youth writing their messages in chalk on community sidewalks
  • Reality Check youth lead community walks with elected officials to show them the how many tobacco retailers are located near schools. 

Smoke Free Media

  • Reality Check youth hold events at movie theaters to highlight the influence that smoking in movies has on youth
  • YouTube flagging project gets youth involved in having videos of underage youth promoting smoking removed from YouTube

Parks and Playground

  • Reality Check youth host park clean up days in which they help pick up cigarette butts

Multi-Unit Housing

  • Youth are involved in educating residents and landlords about the importance of smoke-free housing 

 

General Activities

For all initiatives Reality Check youth engage in 

  • Writing letters to editors
  • Holding press events
  • Meeting with elected officials.