Building Healthy and Drug-Free Communities - 5:10
with Julie Brenner, Alliance of coalitions for Healthy Communities
Posted Aug 28, 2017
Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities formed as an extension of the successful Coalition of Healthy Communities network. Coalition of Healthy Communities was founded in 1993 by four local coalition groups seeking to strengthen their existing collaboration though the creation of an umbrella organization. In 2003, Coalition of Healthy Communities members launched the Alliance of Coalition for Healthy Communities to begin the next phase in Oakland Prevention. Julie Brenner, Executive Director of?Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities discusses the growth of the Coalition and more. Interview recorded August 24th, 2017.
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