Community Informed Programming in a Time of Change

by Miriam Castro and Esther Babawande “Our connection to our community allowed us to be responsive to what was happening during COVID.”    Lauren Pennachio, Bay Area Health Justice Collective Manager In uncertain times, there’s power in being able to leverage the collective strength of the community. For the Bay Area Health Justice Collective’s (BAHJC) Housing is Health project, a Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) CIC-START grantee, prioritizing community voice was critical even du...
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Health Leads’ Webinar Explores Strategies for Dismantling Racist Power Structures in Public Health

By Esther Babawande When there is a conscious shift in our ideals, beliefs, and attitudes—we respond. When that conscious shift happens on a national scale communities’ band together and responds collectively. We gauge different communities' responses to compare them and look for what works, we ask questions expecting answers. As a nation, a collective shift is occurring that reveals more than ever before the reality of being a person-of-color (POC) in America, the intersectionality of ...
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Using Data Systems to Prioritize Equity in a Time of Crisis

Listening Session tackles knowledge sharing for Using Data Systems to Prioritize Equity in a Time of Crisis By Stephanie Johnson, All In Online Community Manager at DASH  All In collaboration members are on the front lines of this crisis and many are identifying surprising new ways to make systems work for people, even as their communities are already stressed by economic hardship and inequities. At DASH and within All In, we are in a unique position to help think about the future. Whil...
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Join our next Listening Session: Community Networks and Connectivity in a Time of Crisis

Join our next Listening Session: Community Networks and Connectivity in a Time of Crisis this Friday, June 26, from 1 - 2 pm CST here. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift the way we connect with one another demonstrating the importance of accurate, real-time data and information. These existing and emerging multi-sector networks can help as we try to do our parts to solve the complex issues of health inequity, systemic racism, and police brutality. We invite you to join u...
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Civic Canopy Engagement Session

There are thousands of COVID-19-related resource lists out there and still, we've got questions about how to meet community needs during this time. In partnership with the All In Network, The Civic Canopy is hosting a learning session where people can problem-solve together. Register for our Learning Session on How to (Meaningfully) Engage Remotely on Jun 30, 2020 12 PM CST. To seed the conversation, some of the topics we'll discuss are: Re-imagining easy-to-use tools Making participa...
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