Endgame Training Course

Endgame Technical Assistance Providers

American Lung Association / Public Health Law Center

Grant Term: 07/01/2019 - 06/30/2024

Joelle Lester, Director of Commercial Tobacco Control Programs

(651) 695-7603



  • Provide Policy Training and Technical Assistance
  • Convene a Statewide Endgame Advisory Council
  • Conduct a Statewide Needs Assessment
  • Conduct Endgame Strategy Workshops
  • Publish Endgame Policy Briefs

University of California, San Francisco

Grant Term: 08/01/2019 - 06/30/2023

Ruth Malone, Professor Emerita and Editor-in-Chief, Tobacco Control

(451) 476-3273


  • Provide Strategic Planning Training and Technical Assistance
  • Prepare Community Readiness Tools
  • Collaborate with Priority Population Coordinating Centers on Policy Tools
  • Develop and Endgame Research Agenda
  • Convene an Economic Impact Think Tank & develop Recommendations

American Heart Association

Grant Term: 11/01/2019 - 06/30/2024

Paul Knepprath, Project Director

(916) 505-3099



  • Provide Community Organizing and Engagement Training and Technical Assistance
  • Provide Coalition Building and New Stakeholder Recruitment Assistance
  • Provide Social & Digital Media Tools and Training to Support Community Organizing and Engagement
  • Provide Campaign Development Assistance

Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc., dba Heluna Health

ASH – Advancing Momentum

Grant Term: 07/01/2020 - 06/30/2025

Chris Bostic, Deputy Director for Policy

(202) 659-4310



  • Provide Communication and Messaging Technical Assistance
  • Recruit and Train Spokespersons
  • Prepare Communication Tools
  • Conduct Educational Outreach to Public Health, Health, Environmental, and Civil Rights Groups
  • Plan Earned Media Events
  • Conduct Paid Social Media Campaigns
  • Prepare Strategy Papers

University of California, Davis

Grant Term: 01/01/2021 - 12/31/2026

Catherine Dizon, Project Director

(530) 752-9951



  • Provide Evaluation Training & Technical Assistance
  • Develop Standardized Data Collection Tools
  • Coordinate and Monitor Local End Commercial Tobacco Campaign Data Collection
  • Provide Guidance on Cleaning and Analyzing Data
  • Lend Mobile Devices for Data Collection

Tobacco Endgame Matters Podcast

Action on Smoking & Health

TEM is about identifying how we can achieve and plan for a tobacco-free California using policy and people power. In each episode, TEM hosts will engage subject matter experts to discuss niche topics within tobacco control and highlight California-specific progress and the opportunities they offer advocates. Hosted by Saoimanu Sope & Carol Maytum.

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