SMANA Revises its Strategic Plan

SMANA Revises its Strategic Plan The SMANA Board has approved a revised strategic plan for 2021-2024. We’re pleased to share some highlights with you. VISION: We envision a world where social marketing is an established field of practice that is well-recognized for contributing to individual and societal well-being.   MISSION: To promote the use of social marketing in North America*, and to grow and support the community of…

Call for SMANA Board Nominations

Call for SMANA Board Nominations SMANA board nominations are open through the end of August for 3-year Board of Directors terms. Four seats are open in the USA, Mexico, Central America/ Caribbean, and At Large. Open elections will run in October, and winners will be notified in November and announced to the public in December. Nominate yourself to become a SMANA leader!

Mid-Year Update on SMANA’s Racial Equity Work

Mid-Year Update on SMANA’s Racial Equity Work A year ago SMANA issued a statement pledging to prioritize racial equity in our work, commit ourselves to change from within, and help our members ensure their own work promotes equity and inclusion. Last fall’s diversity, equity and inclusion webinar series was just a start to the member benefits we hope to feature. Below is a snapshot of…

Call for Papers: Social Marketing Quarterly

Call for Papers: Social Marketing Quarterly Social Marketing Quarterly (SMQ) announced a special issue with the goal of reflecting on social marketing’s role in addressing race and racism. The journal published a call for papers for social marketing academics and practitioners to submit on the subject. The year 2020, with its anti-racism social movements and protests around the world, reminded us that, despite our greatest…

SMANA Urges Biden’s COVID Advisory Board to Include Behavioral Scientist and Social Marketer

SMANA Urges Biden’s COVID Advisory Board to Include Behavioral Scientist and Social Marketer The Biden-Harris administration has created a COVID-19 Advisory Board, a team of leading public health experts who will advise President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris. This is an excellent first step for the new administration. However, the past nine months have shown us what a huge role an individual’s behavior plays in both helping…

Open Election Brings New Board Members to SMANA

SMANA held its first open election for Board seats in 2020. We are pleased to welcome five new members of SMANA’s Board of Directors, and welcome back two reelected members. Their 3-year terms beginning January 1, 2021. Lynda Bardfield (At Large) Stephanie Dukes (At Large) Catalina Garcia (At Large – reelected) Tracey Haldeman (At Large – reelected) Mike Kujawski (Canada/Greenland) Divina Lade (At Large) Catherine…

P. Christopher Palmedo: Countermarketing – Can Outrage Improve Public Health?

Countermarketing – Can Outrage Improve Public Health? By: P. Christopher Palmedo, PhD, MBA Can outrage be used to improve public health? The simple answer is yes. Thirty years of research has shown that health communications campaigns generating outrage among teens against Big Tobacco helped lower teen smoking rates in the 1990’s and early 2000’s. The “truth” campaign was the exemplar of this kind of work…

 
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