The Partnership For a Healthy Mississippi would like to invite you to FREE FEST ’18! FREE FEST will be two regional youth tobacco prevention conferences designed to empower and develop youth leaders to help combat the dangers of tobacco use. The conferences will take place in Hattiesburg, MS on the Campus of the University of Southern Mississippi’s Thad Cochran Center, and in Oxford, MS at the Oxford Conference Center.
Students will hear from a nationally renowned speaker, The Mississippi Youth Advisory Board, and other youth leaders from across the state. This day will highlight and celebrate the efforts of Youth Advocacy Teams from across the state leading the fight against big tobacco, as well as empower the next wave of youth leaders to do all they can to continue the fight in their schools and communities. Come and join us in Hattiesburg on March 20, 2018 and in Oxford on March 22, 2018. We look forward to seeing you at FREE FEST ’18!!
As part of the Generation FREE movement, it is my responsibility to help my peers understand how they can reach their goals and realize their dreams. I know that tobacco kills nearly 4,700 people in Mississippi every single year, and the tobacco industry wants young people like me to replace all of the people who die from using their products every year. That's why I pledge to be tobacco free and help my peers and others in my community understand the dangers of all tobacco products.