What is a Coalition?
Coalitions are the cornerstones of creating successful change within a community. They represent an array of local interests and bring together organizations and individuals to build a power base that works to influence social change of a mutual concern.
“To reduce tobacco, alcohol, and other substance abuse and exposure while promoting healthy lifestyles.”
“Collaborative efforts that empower our communities will create the conditions that produce transformational change promoting healthy and safe living in our environment.”
We believe that safe and healthy living is accomplished through:
- Education and awareness
- Youth Empowerment
- Collaborative Partnerships
- Responsible Public Policy
- Personal responsibility and positive community role models
- An inclusive, diverse process