A Time Capsule White Paper: The All In Publication

Lessons From the First Wave of COVID-19 March seems like a year ago, doesn’t it? So much has happened in these past 6 months. Whenever you turn on the T.V., there are endless news cycles of the number of new cases, followed by another segment on the importance of wearing masks. It seems like COVID is a never-ending newsreel as well as a bleak reality we all are trying to adapt to. This is a moment in time. We have found that moments beget stories that can help to see us through. In this most ...
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Connectivity During Quarantine- Virtual CIE Summit

Written by Denise Ponce-Gavarrete, Intern with Data Across Sectors for Health As organizations pivot their work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that virtual meetings have become instrumental for fostering a sense of community and providing a space for vital conversations to take place, including those on equitable development and use of Community Information Exchanges (CIEs). The CIE Summit, hosted by 211 San Diego, convened key community organizations across the nation a...
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Tips & Tricks for Digital Engagement

Connecting virtually has become a part of our new normal. Zoom fatigue is real. And, to add to that fatigue, many digital platforms have emerged, each with their own set of rules to master. Enter, Kalie McMonagle, Collaboration Manager with The Civic Canopy and a Mentor with Data Across Sector for Health's (DASH) Mentorship Program. McMonagle led a two-part series on How to (Meaningfully) Engage Remotely and shared some surprisingly easy ways to up your virtual engagement game. Th...
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DASH Takes A Deep Dive into Measurement, Learning, & Evaluation

What we do in the next 100 days will not only determine the spread of COVID-19, but will shape the upcoming elections and progress towards our unfulfilled promise as a land of liberty and justice. The unmasking of pervasive inequity, widespread system failure, and chronic underinvestment in the vital conditions for intergenerational well-being has never been more clear.   In response to this need, over the last three months, leaders from 100 communities and organizations channeled their most pr...
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Using Local Health Data in a Pandemic

Guest Post By Kathleen Pritchard, PhD, President of Data You Can Use, Inc.   The public has seldom been exposed to as much data as we have since the COVID-19 pandemic hit American shores. But data has its limitations—and not all data is equal! Where it comes from? How it is used? What’s missing? These questions matter. To help sort out the deluge of graphs, charts and diagrams that are spreading with the pandemic, Data You Can Use sought guidance from local experts at a virtu...
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