Project BAT

Project BAT (Black People Against Tobacco) is made up of community members in Jackson, Mississippi, who work to raise awareness, educate, and create tools to change beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors around smoking for a smoke-free future.

The Problem

The Problem

Our Solution

Support families and neighbors in having conversations about the impact of smoking on our health and where to get help.

Start a Conversation

Help people have difficult and sensitive conversations about smoking in a loving, supportive, and nonjudgmental way.

Raise Awareness

Educate community members and decision makers about how menthol cigarettes and smoking hurt Black people.

Provide Resources

Create and share resources to help people treat smoking.

Create Change

Reduce tobacco use and cancer risk by changing beliefs and attitudes about smoking.

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