Strengthening Partnerships through Preparation & New Connections (Florida Alliance of YMCA’s)

Using Florida’s successful drowning coalition as a guide, the Florida State Alliance of YMCAs brought together stakeholders to build a framework for improving health in communities across the state. With a focus on cross-sector collaboration, YMCA strategically engaged key partners, including members of the most impacted communities, youth, and those with lived experience to determine the coalition’s priority areas and goals. They centered their efforts on health education and empowerment, encouraging individuals and communities to make informed choices about their health.

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