About Us

The AALC is a state-wide coalition which advocates for a higher quality of life for all Arizonans. Together, we work toward a higher quality of life for all Arizonans through advocacy for equitable public policies that build healthier, more vibrant communities.

Our Approach

Vision: All Arizona Communities are vibrant, safe and healthy, providing equitable opportunities for all people.

Mission: Educate, engage, encourage communities and decision makers to transform cities and towns in ways that improve health, livability and wellbeing.


Members represent a diverse cross-section of professions such as urban planning, environmental stewardship, community development, transportation and public health. Key members include:

  • Arizona Dept. of Health Services
  • Maricopa County Dept. of Public Health
  • The Sonoran Institute
  • Plan*Et Communities
  • Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities
  • Vitalyst Health Foundation
  • American Heart Association Arizona Chapter
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • The Urban Culture Design Project
  • Pinnacle Prevention
  • Pinal County Public Health Services District
  • Maricopa County Food System Coalition
  • Maricopa Association of Governments
  • Maricopa Trail and Park Foundation
  • ATC Associates
  • American Planning Association AZ Chapter
  • American Institute of Architects AZ