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One more week left to apply to be a 2011 Youth Advocate of the Year, sponsored by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.  Winners will be recognized at their annual gala on May 18, 2011 in Washington, DC.  

Winners are chosen based on their advocacy experience, their demonstration of initiative and creativity, and the effectiveness of their efforts to prevent youth from smoking, among other qualities. Youth Advocate of the Year Award winners are given the opportunity to be part of the Campaign’s efforts throughout the year. Winners gain leadership experience that helps strengthen their advocacy skills and empower their peers to join the movement against the tobacco industry.

Nomination forms must be postmarked by Friday, January 21, 2011. Winners will be notified of a decision by Friday, March 1, 2011.

Check out the site for more information and to read about 2010 Youth Advocates.

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