Women of Color and Challenges With Smoking, and other news

By The News Aug 03, 2009

Report Outlines Challenges Women Have With Smoking The American Journal of Preventive Medicine recently published a report which details the unique challenges women of color and women of low socioeconomic status experience in relation to smoking and the enforcement of smoke-free policies. Racial Disparity Between Wisconsin Teachers, Students In Northwest Wisconsin, studies show that schools have employed a disproportionate number of white teachers compared to their estimated student enrollment. In the 2007 to 2008 school year, 96 percent of teachers in every school district in the northwest region were white. Vermont Law Enforcement Make Effort Against Racial Profiling Making good with a promise to address racial profiling allegations by community members, officers from several counties in Vermont are recording the race of the drivers they stop for traffic offenses.