2004 No Wine Shop

2003 Philadelphia Alcohol Billboard Ban

Stop Liquor Ads on NBC

2002 Community Partners

Swisher Ain't Sweet

Marlboro Mild

1998 African Amer. & Tobacco Settlement

1998 African Amer. Tobacco Ind. Lawsuit

1997 Say No to Menthol Joe

1996 Hands off Halloween

1995 X Cigarette

1994 World No Tobacco Day Activities

1993 Defeat of PowerMaster Malt Liquor

1990 Uptown Coalition



Board Members and Staff

Biography - Rev. Jesse W. Brown, Jr., Executive Director
Biography - Patrick Norton, Use Prevention Specialist/Alcohol

Biography - Alice M. Dixon, Consultant
Biography - Carmella Chandler, Consultant
More board members, staff, and consultants


Volume 4 Issue 2
Volume 4 Issue 1

November 2002, Conference Edition

September 11, 2002, Special Edition

Volume 3 Issue 3
Volume 3 Issue 2
Volume 3 Issue 1
Volume 2 Issue 2
Volume 2 Issue 1
Volume 1 Issue 2
Volume 1 Issue 1

2002 Stop Liquor Ads on NBC
NAAAPI's Press Release
Pennsylvania Call to Action
Press Clips
An article from The New York Times

2002 Community Partners
Summary of Projects

2001 Swisher ain't Sweet
Press release for the "Swisher Ain't Sweet" campaign
"Swisher Ain't Sweet Community Campaign" Action Kit in PDF

1999 Marlboro Mild
Fact sheet for the lawsuit
Fact sheet for menthol in cigarettes
Article about the Menthol lawsuit
Other media coverage on the lawsuit
The Civil Rights lawsuit

1998 African Americans & Tobacco Settlement

1998 African American Tobacco Industry Lawsuit

1997 "Say No to Menthol Joe"

1996 Hands Off Halloween

1995 X Cigarette

1994 First World No Tobacco Activities

1993 Defeat of Power Master Malt Liquor

1990 Uptown Coalition


Membership Form PDF


Breathe Free" Booklet
"Breath Free" Slideshow





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Resource Center

December 2003 - African American leadership groups: smoking with the enemy

November 21, 2002 - Tobacco Firms Courted Rights Groups

November 20, 2002 - Tobacco Industry Called Big Donor to Black Groups

October 1, 2002 - Intelligence Briefing...Liquid Zoo

September 6, 2002 - Coalition of clergy and community rally to protect youth, Amsterdam News

July 12, 2002 - NAAAPI Denounces Preemptive Tobacco Legislation

May 23, 2002 - Intelligence Briefing...Zipper Shots

May 1, 2002 - NAAAPI "Swisher Ain't Sweet" Campaign Alters Marketing Strategy

April, 2002 - NAAAPI has learned that NBC has reversed its decision to air hard liquor ads

March 14, 2002 - APHA Joins Organizations in STOP Liquor Ads on
NBC Campaign

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