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Collaboration Initiatives and Toolkits

Improving Population Health by Working with Communities: Action Guide 3.0

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National Quality Forum

2016
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“The Action Guide is a framework to help multi-sector groups work together to improve population health by addressing 10 interrelated elements for success and using the related resources as needed. Like a “how-to” manual, the Action Guide is organized by these 10 elements and contains definitions, recommendations, practical examples, and a range of resources to help communities achieve their shared goals and make lasting improvements in population health.”

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Business & Public Health

Healthy Workplaces Healthy Communities (HWHC)

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Healthy Workplaces Healthy Communities

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“Healthy Workplaces Healthy Communities is a national employer-community collaboration focused on better health. This initiative provides business and community leaders with practical tools and strategies for building support and investing in shared priorities. Because health and well-being is more than a nine-to-five proposition.” This website is sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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21st Century Vision of Public Health, Collaboration Initiatives and Toolkits

Health Equity Guide: Strategic Practices

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Health Equity Guide – A Human Impact Partners Project

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“To [advance health equity], [health departments] must transform how they work internally, with communities, and alongside other government agencies. To support this challenging work, [HealthEquityGuide.org] developed this set of strategic practices…[to] help local health departments systematically address power imbalances, racism, and other forms of oppression which are at the root of health inequities.”

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Housing & Public Health, Health Systems & Public Health

Cross-Sector Partnerships to Improve Health and Housing Outcomes: Resource Guide

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Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

2018
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“Throughout the country, health systems and governmental agencies are partnering with social service providers and other cross-sector organizations to address the social determinants of health impacting their communities. Capitalizing on this national momentum, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) brought together public, private, and nonprofit leaders on Nov. 29-30, 2016 to explore how they could work together to improve health and housing outcomes. This resource guide synthesizes the lessons learned from the 2016 convening and provides public health leaders with strategies to build effective partnerships.”

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Collaboration: The Evidence Behind the Strategy

Cross-Sector Leadership: Approaches to Solve Problems at the Scale at Which They Exist

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Stanford Social Innovation Review

2018
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“This special supplement, sponsored by the Presidio Institute, takes a close look at cross sector leaders: how they are different from other types of leaders, the role that they play in advancing social change, and why they are so important today.”

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Collaboration Initiatives and Toolkits

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

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County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

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“The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. The annual Rankings provide a revealing snapshot of how health is influenced by where we live, learn, work and play. They provide a starting point for change in communities. The Roadmaps [then] provide guidance and tools to understand the data, and strategies that communities can use to move into action.”

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Collaboration Initiatives and Toolkits

Community Toolbox

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University of Kansas: Center for Community Health and Development

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“The Community Tool Box is a free, online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring about social change. It offers thousands of pages of tips and tools for taking action in communities. Want to learn about community assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation, advocacy, and other aspects of community practice? Then help yourself to over 300 educational modules and other free tools.”

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Business & Public Health

Community Health Partnerships

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National Business Coalition on Health; Community Coalitions Health Institute

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“To encourage public health officials and businesses to work together and take advantage of the expertise and resources that can collectively be used to improve population health—workforce, families, and community”, ASTHO, NACCHO, NBCH/CCHI, in partnership with the CDC and the Alliance to Make U.S. Healthiest, worked together at the national level to support the vision for Community Health Partnerships (CHP) across the U.S. This report provides tools and information for development and support of CHP.”

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Collaboration Initiatives and Toolkits

Community Commons: Data, tools, and stories to improve communities and inspire change

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Community Commons

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Community Commons is “an evolving interactive mapping, networking, and learning utility for the broad-based healthy, sustainable, livable communities movement” that provides “easy-to-use, democratized access to data, GIS-generated maps, and reporting tools.”

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Collaboration Initiatives and Toolkits

ChangeLab Solutions

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ChangeLab Solutions

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“ChangeLab Solutions works across the nation to advance equitable laws and policies that ensure healthy lives for all. We prioritize communities whose residents are at highest risk for poor health. Our interdisciplinary team of lawyers, planners, policy analysts, and more, works with neighborhoods, cities, and states to create thriving communities.”

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