Training Opportunities- May 23, 2014

The Arthritis Foundation (AF) will conduct Instructor Training Workshop
The workshop is for AF Exercise, a program for better living. For more information about the program, please visit Arthritis Foundation’s webpage.
Date of training: June 14th, 2014; 8:00 am to 5:00pm
Location: River Road Park & Recreation Building 1400 Lake Dr., Eugene, OR 97404
The training fee is $100 or $25 for scholarship applicants. Interested individuals should fill out the attached form and submit it to the Arthritis Foundation (see the address on the form).

If you have any questions, please contact Cindy Bishop at the Arthritis Foundation at ph: (503) 245-5695 or cbishop@arthritis.org

MPOWER in Tribal Communities: Raising Tribal Taxes on Tobacco Success Story
Join us for a National Native Network technical assistance webinar on Tuesday May 27
Space is limited. Register here

Just over one year ago, Jackie Giron presented on an NNN TA webinar called Engaging Tribes to Increase Tobacco Taxes.  This year, Jackie is returning to present with Stephanie Jay on the process that Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa underwent in developing and implementing a tobacco users fee, or tobacco tax.  The Turtle Mountain Band began administering the tribal tobacco tax (users fee) on May 1, 2014.  Please join us to learn more about the process of developing, passing, and implementing a local tribal-administered tobacco tax.
Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify at least two proven benefits of raising tribal tobacco taxes
  2. Differentiate between local and state administered tribal tobacco taxation
  3. Understand the processes that one Tribe took to develop and implement a users fee, or tobacco tax

Grantees – Please consult with your liaison regarding questions about the appropriateness of attending any training or conference using TPEP or Healthy Communities funds. This list of training opportunities is provided as a resource for grantees and partners but is not an endorsement of any training or conference hosted by an external organization

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