Meet the DASH Mentors

Looking for support to advance your data sharing efforts? Apply to be mentored by one of six experienced organizations and learn along with communities across the country!

Through the DASH Mentor Program, six organizations will serve as Mentors within the All In network. By applying to be a “Mentee,” your organization will have the opportunity to receive up to $5,000 to participate in a small peer-to-peer learning group led by a DASH Mentor. Over the course of 10 months, Mentees will improve their local capacity to share multi-sector data as it relates to a particular topic area. Join DASH for an upcoming webinar to meet the Mentors and learn how they can help you advance your goals.

The Program Brochure includes the full details of the DASH Mentor Program call for applications, as well as an in-depth summary of each of the six mentor cohorts.

2-1-1 San Diego: Explore or Establish a Community Information Exchange (CIE)

2-1-1 San Diego will guide Mentees that are interested in establishing CIEs, a collective movement and technology platform that shifts how health and social service providers deliver person-centered care. Topics include CIE infrastructure, interoperable technology, community network, legal frameworks, and sustainability.

May be a good fit if you’re interested in: Community information exchange (CIE) social determinants of health (SDOH), 2-1-1, workflows

Civic Canopy: Address Community Priorities with a Data-Driven Vision

Civic Canopy will assist Mentees in implementing a data-driven approach in their own communities using collective indicators to improve community health. Topics include use of existing community, state, or national indicator datasets; facilitating cross-sector partnerships to embrace and integrate data as part of a shared vision; and strategic planning and implementation using the common indicators.

May be a good fit if you’re interested in: Community engagement, indicators, frameworks, convening, strategic planning

Corporation for Supportive Housing: Combine Health and Housing Data

The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) will work with Mentees to implement an open source data tool that supports integration of homeless services, jail and other related datasets into their Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Use of this platform will allow communities to enhance their Coordinated Entry System and better address individual health and social service needs. Mentees will be supported by CSH in adopting the tool through support of the data sharing agreement process, use case development, and strategic planning.

May be a good fit if you’re interested in:Housing, homelessness, HMIS, HUD, Continuum of Care

HealthInfoNet: Integrate SDOH Data with Clinical Data

HealthInfoNet will support Mentees in engaging diverse stakeholders to share data across health care and community service providers. Topics include investigating existing technical capacity, assessing current resources available, and exploring how multi-sector data will be used in day-to-day workflows.

May be a good fit if you’re interested in: SDOH, universal design, workflows, clinical data, HIE

PCORE: Use Integrated Administrative Data for Research and Evaluation to Drive Policy and Systems Change

The Providence Center for Outcomes Research and Education (PCORE) will support Mentees in using integrated administrative datasets (e.g. health care claims, housing, education, criminal justice) for community health improvement, policy change, and system transformation. Topics include developing data-driven business cases, designing data systems, and establishing priorities to use multi-sector data for research and evaluation.

May be a good fit if you’re interested in: Health care data linkages, integrated data, research, business case

University of Pittsburgh: Create and Expand a Robust Civic Data Infrastructure to Advance Community Health Priorities

The University of Pittsburgh Center for Social and Urban Research will help Mentees in understanding and leveraging their local infrastructure to make data publicly available, enhancing collaborative data sharing partnerships, and establishing community indicator systems. Topics include data ecosystem mapping, civic data literacy, data infrastructure and governance, and information tools (portals, maps, etc.).

May be a good fit if you’re interested in: Civic data, open data, community engagement, getting started