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 fourth Thursday of each month at Beacon Center, 8323 NW 12th Street, Suite 212, Miami, FL 33126 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.
Chair: Alina Soto, Florida Department of Children and Families
Vice-Chair: Alfie Leon, Florida International UniversityAlfie leA
For more information, please call 305-278-0442 or contact the Children Issues Liaison Shanika Watson.