Resist is holding its first annual Kick Butts day at the Capitol on March 6th 2018.
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What is Kick Butts Day?
Kick Butts Day is a day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco at more than 1,000 events planned by independent organizers across the United States and around the world. www.kickbuttsday.org
Why is Kick Butts Day Important?
1,500 kids under the age of 18 in Kansas become daily smokers each year, if this trend continues, 61,000 kids alive now under the age of 18 in Kansas will ultimately die prematurely from smoking. It’s time to #finishit and become the first #tobaccofreegeneration.
How can I get involved?
Register Today for Resist’s Kick Butts Day at the Capitol Event where youth advocates will get the opportunity to:
- Stand up and Speak out against big tobacco
- Learn about Advocacy and talking to decision makers
- Each group will get a chance to speak with their local legislator at the statehouse
- Social Media Scavenger hunt and prize opportunities
Youth are encouraged to bring teams. Each person must register individually. Adults who are providing travel for Youth Groups are eligible for travel reimbursement. You can apply for travel reimbursement when registering for the event on the Adult Registration Form.