Healthy Community Zones Initiative Broward County Fl

The Good Neighbor Store Program


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This week Broward County youth leaders completed their Good Neighbor Store (GNS) Visit/Assessment. Local youth part of the GNS program at TWO local high schools—Boyd Anderson & Blanche Ely—visited their local neighborhood stores to conduct an assessment of the store’s general environment, as well as the food, advertising, and tobacco availability and placement. With their […]

Broward Point-In-Time Count 2015

Help The Homeless: The Broward Point-In-Time Count Needs Volunteers


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What is the Point-In-Time Count? A Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a statistically reliable count of people experiencing homelessness during a 24-hour period.  The count includes both sheltered homeless (those living in emergency shelters or transitional housing) and unsheltered homeless (those living in places deemed not suitable for human habitation).  Given the brief amount of time […]