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A Free Lung Cancer Pre-Screening Event

In honor of November being lung cancer awareness month, on Monday, November 6, 2023 from 4:00-7:00PM, the LYL Coalition hosted a free lung cancer pre-screening event in collaboration with and located at City Church of Sacramento in the Oak Park community (3860 4th Ave, Sacramento CA, 95817). The event provided an array of local resources to community members so that they feel equipped and empowered to ask their healthcare provider about getting screened for lung cancer. Topic areas and resources included: tobacco education and cessation, health insurance, and more. 

Addressing California's Flavored Tobacco Ban: Community Forum

On March 14th, 2023, the LYL Coalition hosted a community forum in collaboration with Neighborhood Wellness Foundation (NWF)  to foster discussion about California's Flavored Tobacco Ban (SB 793). The event encouraged community members to express their thoughts and spark a meaningful discussion centered around lung health, tobacco, policy, and more. It also allowed the LYL Coalition to build meaningful relationships with community members.


LUNGAPALOOZA: A Festival For Lung Health

On October 1st, 2022,“Lungapalooza” was held in-person for the first time since the onset of the pandemic.  The event spread awareness about the importance of lung health in the Greater Sacramento community; educated our community about lung health, tobacco and vaping, lung cancer screenings, and racial disparities in lung cancer; and brought health experts and community members together through impactful engagement. Through this year’s first ever in-person event, attendees had access to a wealth of information with representatives and guest speakers from various health systems and community-based organizations.


Love Your Lungs Virtual Community Event


A Virtual Community Event

On November 5th 2020, the Sacramento Lung Health Coalition hosted the Love Your Lungs Event to spread awareness about lung health and to kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month.


We discussed some of today’s most pressing lung health topics including COVID-19, tobacco and vaping, lung cancer screenings, and how racism and trauma impact health outcomes. Our community partners shared what local resources are available in our Greater Sacramento community. 

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