Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)

CourAGE Youth Health Coalition Accepting New Members!

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Our Contra Costa CourAGE Youth Health Coalition is now accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year!

CourAGE is a youth-directed group that plays a leadership role in addressing health-related issues. Members develop skills that empower them to create healthy environments through awareness and advocacy projects.

Contra Costa public and charter school students who will be grade 8-12 during the 2024-25 school year are eligible to apply.

Check out the CourAGE Application Flyer for more information and link to apply. APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 17

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