An idea is like a play. It needs a good producer and a good promoter even if it is a masterpiece. Otherwise the play may never open; or it may open but, for a lack of an audience, close after a week. Similarly, an idea will not move from the fringes to the mainstream simply because it is good; it must be skillfully marketed before it will actually shift people’s perceptions and behavior.
The success of Healthy Start is dependent on its many volunteers, team members and, most importantly, advocates for the services provided to the pregnant women, fathers and family members who want their baby to have a Healthy Start in life! Advocates are a loud voice to those who need to clearly hear the positive work being done by the Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade.