Reality Check is a teen led, adult supported program working across New York State to engage youth as leaders in the movement against the tobacco industry that actively exploits and markets a deadly and addictive product that is enticing to teens.

Benefits of joining Reality Check

How we can help you help your community tackle the tobacco industry:

  • Become an activist against tobacco marketing
  • Educate and mobilize your community to take action
  • Engage community leaders and decision makers
  • Develop leadership skills, such as: public speaking, community service, and media development
  • Express your voice to change social norms:
  • Opportunities to travel across New York State to participate in regional and statewide Reality Check events with other teens


How to join Reality Check of Columbia and Greene Counties

Interested in joining a fun, enthusiastic group that holds tobacco companies responsible for their deceptive marketing tactics?

  • Be a teen between ages 13-18
  • Live in Columbia or Greene County
  • Contact your local Reality Check Coordinator!

Christian Harris
822.0999 Ext. 304

What’s next?

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