Shawn Williams and Nick Russell of the SMU Men’s Basketball team helped the Health and Wellness Alliance for Children promote an asthma screening at Jubilee Park Community Center in South Dallas on May 17, 2014. Asthma affects more than 60,000 youngsters in Dallas and the Alliance is focused on measurably mitigating this problem.

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Shawn Williams at Jubilee Park Community Center with kids from the after-school program.

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Nick Russell with a young fan who has conquered asthma.

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(l. to r.) Candace Thompson of Jubilee Park Community Center, Dallas County Commissioner John
Wiley Price, Nick Russell of SMU and Tiffany Capeles of the Health and Wellness Alliance for Children.

About the Health and Wellness Alliance for Children

The Health and Wellness Alliance for Children (the Alliance) is a community-wide effort to improve children’s health and wellness in the Dallas area. Incubated by Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, the Alliance is using a “collective impact” approach that facilitates the alignment of community passion, dedication, experience, expertise, and neighborhood knowledge around improving children’s health.

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