A Beacon of Community Hope: Light on the Hill at Mount Wesley

By Solomon Collins & The DASH Program Office   BACKGROUND As a National Program Office (NPO) of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), works with communities across the country to build local capacity for multi-sector collaborations and data sharing efforts to inform an evidenced-based national movement toward a Culture of Health. The Community Impact Contracts (CIC) funding program offers access to direct technical assistance, targeted f...
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Co-Creating a New Vision for Health & Wellness

By: Ruchi Patel, Northwestern University, Applied Practice Experience, Intern at Data Across Sectors for Health at IPHI   By addressing the social determinants of health - like barriers to accessing housing or food - community collaborations can catalyze a movement shifting efforts towards upstream factors like systemic racism. On Thursday, May 13th, 2021, All In: Data for Community Health hosted a webinar spotlight on Co-Creating a New Vision for Health & Wellness, in collaborati...
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All In Webinar: Forming Integrative Networks

All In: Data for Community Health with Nemours Children’s Health System present Forming Integrative Networks On Thursday, May 13, Nemours Children’s Health System and co-presenters held a webinar about Forming Integrative Networks. The discussion included an exploration of challenges and solutions of launching a cross-sector population health network that is centered in health equity. Topics included: Using data to set goals, while still being nimble and open to community and partner feedback; ...
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The DASH Mentor Program Announces 3.0 Funding Cycle

Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) is pleased to announce its 2021 cohort of Mentees. The DASH Mentor Program supports experienced organizations in creating opportunities that foster learning and implementation for small groups of “Mentees.”  Each cohort is led by a DASH Mentor and is composed of teams of local community collaborations that share a common interest in improving their capacity to share multi-sector data as it relates to a particular topic area.  Thirty-five teams of Mente...
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State of the Field of Multisector Data Sharing for Community Health

DASH monitors the field of multi-sector data sharing in order to: 1) inform grant-making, 2) support communities, and 3) develop an evidence base for policy and practice. Together with other national program offices with similar aims in a collaboration called All In: Data for Community Health, DASH fields a survey to learn more about how collaborations across the country organize their communities and develop sustainable data infrastructure to promote equitable, thriving communities. Read the fu...
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