SOLdiers were started in 2011 to fight against the tobacco industry targeting of African Americans.
The SOLdiers do:
-liter clean ups
-chalk art contest
-attend community events to keep our communities clean
-educate the community about harms of tobacco
-educate elected officials on the need for tobacco product restriction and second hand smoke policies
They also present to their peers about new products and marketing tools the tobacco industry uses. Most importantly Soldiers have their voices heard by speaking at city council meetings,and media events where they speak about things that are important to them.
Saving Our Legacy: African Americans for Smoke-Free Safe Places