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Funding the Fundamentals: A Primer on Early Care and Education Funding for Public Health Practitioners

“The goal of this report is to help public health advocates and educators gain a high-level understanding of the early care and education (ECE) financing landscape and the pressures faced by providers and regulators. We specifically highlight healthy eating and physical activity (HEPA) standards linked to federal funding programs; the obesity prevention and childhood nutrition communities may find this information particularly useful.”


ChangeLab Solutions; National Policy & Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity


Framing Public Issues Toolkit

“This Toolkit was created by the FrameWorks Institute to help issues advocates learn and apply new communications thinking to frame their work for better public understanding and engagement. We hope that these tools will inspire new thinking and new techniques among policy experts and advocates who seek to resolve social problems.”


FrameWorks Institute

Emerging Strategies for Integrating Health and Housing: Innovations to Sustain, Expand, and Replicate

“For decades, housing professionals, public health officials, and city leaders have recognized the link between people’s homes and their health and well-being. This study examines emerging interventions that integrate housing and health services for low-income people, with a focus on interventions where health care organizations have taken a significant leadership role. Our research pairs over 30 expert interviews with six in-depth case studies to paint a detailed picture of emerging strategies and their potential to be sustained, expanded, and replicated elsewhere. They are all rooted in an idea that is gaining traction among health care leaders across the country: investing in housing is investing in health.”


Urban Institute


Defining Health Equity

“While the term health equity is used widely, a common understanding of what it means is lacking.” This report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWFJ) is “designed to increase consensus around meaning of health equity.” The report puts forth four key steps to achieve health equity.


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


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

“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.”


Association of State and Territorial Health Officials


Conversations with Hospitals and Health System Executives: How Hospitals and Health Systems Can Move Upstream to Improve Community Health

“This report summarizes the unique perspectives of 11 executives who are at the forefront of community engagement and participated in the BUILD Health Challenge. This report explored the following issues: role of executives; motivations for hospitals and health systems to become BUILD partners; definitions of health equity, social determinants of health, and related strategies; how hospitals invest in and sustain initiatives that address social determinants of health and health equity; [and] lessons learned, advice, and challenges conducting their work.”


BUILD Health Challenge


Community Health Partnerships

“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.”


National Business Coalition on Health; Community Coalitions Health Institute

Collaboration between Health Care and Public Health: Workshop Summary

“On February 5, 2015, the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement hosted a workshop to explore the relationship between public health and health care, including opportunities, challenges, and practical lessons. The workshop presentations reflected on collaboration [between health care and public health organizations and professionals] in four contexts: payment reform, the Million Hearts initiative, hospital – public health collaboration, and asthma control.”


National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Population Health Improvement


Building Sustainable Financing Structures for Population Health: Insights from Non-Health Sectors

“In October 2016, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Roundtable on Population Health Improvement hosted a workshop to explore sustainable financing structures that reflect a recognition of the health and non-health factors that shape the well-being of U.S. communities. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.”


National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

Building Public Health Capacity to Advance Equity: A National Environmental Scan of Tribal, State, and Local Government Public Health

“Building Public Health Capacity to Advance Equity is an environmental scan funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to explore governmental public health’s role in advancing health equity with racial equity as a major priority and community engagement as a central strategy. Through literature reviews, in-depth interviews and focus groups with health officials, public health experts, and community leaders across the country, [they] have identified a variety of opportunities for governmental public health to advance equity.”


National Collaborative for Health Equity