• Fresh. Healthy. Local! Find your nearest Farmers Market
    in Broward County.

  • Shared Use Agreements: Increasing opportunities for
    physical activity in our communities

  • "Closing the Gap
    in Childhood Obesity"
    Watch the videos of this
    Clinton Foundation forum

  • TOUCH is on YouTube! Check Out Our Growing
    Library of Video Content.

Working Together
For A Healthier Broward!

We work with communities, partners and local government
to reduce health disparities & improve the health and well-being
of Broward County Residents in these four key areas:

Tobacco Free
Living

Raising awareness and working to prevent exposure to harmful secondhand Tobacco smoke.

Active Living &
Healthy Eating

Improving access to healthy and nutritious foods and opportunities for physical activity.

High Quality Clinical &
Preventive Services

Improving long-term health by providing access to coordinated patient-centered healthcare.

Healthy & Safe
Physical Environments

Implementing roadway and neighborhood designs that increase the safety of cyclists and pedestrians.

Events That TOUCH Lives.

Upcoming Local Events from TOUCH and Our Partners.

Browse The Events Calendar

 
Upcoming Events:
  • 4th Annual Summer Hat Luncheon

    When: August 30, 2014 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Where: Whole Foods Market, 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach, FL 33004, USA

    Wear your most amazing and festive hat as we celebrate the holidays. Sample delicious tasting portions of holiday favorites that have been created by our talented chefs. This event is sponsored by Whole Foods Market[...]

  • The Big Latch On 2014!

    When: August 1, 2014 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: Urban League of Broward County, 560 Northwest 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA

    Let’s break the Global Big Latch On record for the most women breastfeeding simultaneously! Please arrive by 9 a.m. to allow time for Registration and Light Refreshments. About Big Latch On What is the Big[...]

  • Fort Lauderdale Walking Audit Event

    When: July 24, 2014 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Where: Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, 512 Northeast 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

    Join the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, Urban Health Partnerships, and the City of Ft. Lauderdale for a Walking Audit along NE 3rd Avenue. This Walking Audit will help highlight areas of improvement along the corridor for the[...]

  • Public Input Session – Regarding School Meals and Competitive Foods and Beverages In Schools

    When: May 16, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
    Where: West Orange High School – Cafeteria, 1625 Beulah Road, Winter Garden, FL 34787, USA

    DATE AND TIME: May 16, 2014, 4:00 p.m. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness RULE NO.: 5P-1.003 RULE TITLE: Responsibilities for the School Food Service Program - The Department of Agriculture[...]

  • 2014 Local Food Enterprise Summit

    When: May 31, 2014 – June 5, 2014 all-day
    Where: Miami, FL, USA

    The movement towards urbanized local food systems throughout Florida, and elsewhere, has extraordinary potential to revitalize agriculture and re-establish its prominence in our communities. This is essential to ensuring vibrant farms and thriving farmers well[...]

  • 2nd Annual Me & My Dad Challenge!

    When: May 31, 2014 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Where: Joseph C. Carter Park, 1450 West Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA

    In an effort to encourage fathers’ engagement in their children’s lives, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County teams up with the City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation, Tony Sands Speed Training, Broward[...]

  • Shower2Empower by Black Infant Health Practice Initiative

    When: May 30, 2014 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Where: Urban League of Broward County Community Empowerment Center, 560 Northwest 27th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, USA

    Urban League of Broward County in partnership with Broward Healthy Start Coalition, Inc. presents the 6th Annual Black Infant Health Practice Initiative (BIHPI)”Shower2Empower” Event. A free community event for pregnant and parenting women, fathers, caregivers[...]

  • Spring Celebration Event At The Dania Beach PATCH!

    When: April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Where: Dania Beach PATCH, 1200 Northwest 1st Street, Dania Beach, FL 33004, USA

    PATCH’s purpose is to build a sense of PRIDE in our Community by creating a SPACE where our neighbors, friends and family can come and play, learn, and EAT the best produce Florida has to[...]

  • Poverty Simulation Experience hosted by TOUCH

    When: April 15, 2014 @ 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Where: Lauderdale Lakes Library, Educational and Cultural Center, 3580 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33311, USA

    If you had little money which of these would you choose… …Buy your children shoes that fit or food? …Pay the rent or purchase medicine? …See the doctor or fix the car? We invite you[...]

 

Meet the TOUCH Partners

A True Coalition Of More Than 20 Partner Organizations Working To Improve The Lives of Broward County Residents:

Learn More About Our Partners