Timeline of IYTC: March 2017-June 2018
Surveyed 857 students across five high schools in China, a country without laws against teenage smoking. 12% smoking rate, 78% of which acquired tobacco from stores. IYTC founded by Lisa Lu. Recruited 100 members across 4 cities in China
Submitted proposal to the annual Chinese NPC and CPPCC Conference to place an age restriction on and enforce current laws against teenage smoking.
Interviewed parents from China about opinion on teenage smoking. Submitted proposal to the annual Chinese NPC and CPPCC Conference to place an age restriction on and enforce current laws against teenage smoking.
Surveyed 112 students across five cities in America, a country with laws against teenage smoking, and found a 0% smoking rate.
Collaborated with Dr. Dayi Hu, chairman of the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, and discussed the idea "small hand leading big hand."
Collaborated with Dr. Gay Yuen, a professor at California State University, about expanding membership in the US.
Recruited 30 members in four cities in California
Established as a legal nonprofit Organization Meeting
Drafted Organization Bylaws
"No Tobacco" week went off in High School Attached to Northeast Normal University
Selected board of directors and officers Organization Meeting