This committee was established in 2003 to improve the health and wellness of children in Miami-Dade County. Committee initiatives focus on the implementation of policy, systems, and environmental change that support healthy lifestyles among children. Efforts include but are not limited to: increasing breastfeeding practices and access to healthy foods and physical activity in schools and child care centers.
The Committee meets every third Friday of each month at United Way, 3250 SW 3rd Ave Miami, FL 33129 from 9:30AM – 11:30AM.
Chair: Alina Soto, Florida Department of Children and Families
Vice-Chair: Alfie Leon, Florida International University
For more information, please contact Nancy Vazquez at Nancy.Vazquez@flhealth.gov or call (305) 234-5400 Ext. 2598.