The Anoka County SHIP Team is comprised from a new collaborative model based on partnerships with local organizations who are also community stakeholders. These local organizations will be leveraging their organizational capacity in partnership with Anoka County to create healthier systems for our communities. The organizations include: Lee Carlson Center, the University of Minnesota Extension and the YMCA. The Anoka County SHIP Team’s collaborative model utilizes local organizations and Anoka County staff to lead strategy work with 32 community partners within the following SHIP strategies: Healthy Eating and Active Living in Schools, Clinic-Community Linkages within Healthcare settings, Healthy Eating and Smoke-Free Housing in Communities, and Comprehensive Worksite Wellness in Worksites.