Day at the Capitol 2016

Many advocates joined ANSR at the State Capitol in Saint Paul on May 3, 2016, for the Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation “Tobacco is Still a Problem” Day.

These advocates learned about top tobacco-control issues, and then met with their respective legislators to educate them on these issues. Here are some of the photos from the day.

Tartan High SADD member Ryan Lenard talks with Sen. Charles Wiger about the harms of tobacco. Youth from John Glenn's SOS group and Tartan High's SADD group talk with Sen. Charle Wiger. Youth from John Glenn and Tartan High take a photo with Sen. Charles Wiger. Tartan High SADD member Lexi Bacon talks with Sen. Susan Kent about the harms of tobacco. Tartan High SADD member Kira Rivers talks with Sen. Susan Kent about the harms of tobacco. Youth from Tartan High and John Glenn Middle meet with Sen. Susan Kent. Youth from John Glenn Middle School talk about the harms of tobacco to the legislative assistant for Rep. Peter Fischer. Youth from Tartan High practice their talking points. Youth from Vision in Living Life: Change is Possible work on talking points before meeting legislators Youth from John Glenn and Tartan High work on talking points. Seventeen youth from Tartan High's Students Against Destructive Decisions group and John Glenn Middle School's Support Our School group attended the Capitol and participated in discussions with their legislators. Charles Grey, left, and Jack Ayim, right, meet with Sen. John Hoffman.
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Seventeen youth from Tartan High's Students Against Destructive Decisions group and John Glenn Middle School's Support Our School group attended the Capitol and participated in discussions with their legislators.
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