Next Era is a statewide youth movement of The Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL). Founded in 2017, Next Era teens across Louisiana are uniting as agents of change to promote healthy, tobacco-free lifestyles. Each year, Next Era partners with high school clubs/organizations across Louisiana. Learn more below.


Next Era Partners receive financial compensation for their club/organization. As a Partner, you:

After the training, youth can become Next Era members and work on campaign activities throughout the year. By participating in Next Era, youth will:

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