Y’Lonn Burris is the Project Coordinator for The African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council. With 12 years of professional sales and marketing experience, Y’Lonn brings a broad range of skills, drive and energy to her position. She served as Director of Marketing at The Latin Story Public Relations Agency, managing and directing projects, media relations, social media marketing and community outreach. She remains passionate regarding cultural competence and understanding particularly as it pertains to tobacco cessation. Past initiatives include the First 5 Center in Concord, CA community based interventions educating parents on the dangers of second hand smoke and positively promoting a smoke-free family environment. Y’Lonn is a Southern California native, she holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from California State Fullerton and resides in the East Bay.