Watch the Third DASH Framework Webinar

On September 26, 2022, Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) hosted the final installment in the three-part webinar series: Advancing Community Health Through Equitable Data Ecosystems. The session focused on Navigating Market Forces and Policies, a key domain of the DASH Framework, which highlights the key domains of shared multi-sector data landscapes and guides communities to leverage their data ecosystem for equitable systems change. Data sharing has increasingly become a predominant feat...
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LAPP Lessons: Engaging Community Voices

  The meaningful inclusion of community members in health-related research is critical to the success of these projects. But this approach comes with its own set of challenges. Here, we provide examples from the DASH funding program LAPP to help you and others succeed.   The Challenges of Community Research Communities and their members possess a unique knowledge base that is essential to creating sustainable and desirable health-related solutions. However, researchers have...
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Making a Change to Advance Community Health, Part Three: Shared Community Data Ecosystems

Data sharing allows us to see how social and health factors are related. Just as critically, data sharing can inform policy making to improve equitable health outcomes across the nation. Our latest webinar demonstrates how these simple truths translate into inspiring projects.   Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) has recently launched the webinar series “Advancing Community Health Through Equitable Data Ecosystems.” Our goal has been to share the DASH data-sharing framework, which is...
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Watch the Second DASH Framework Webinar

On July 26, 2022, Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) hosted the second installment in the three-part webinar series 'Advancing Community Health Through Equitable Data Ecosystems'. The webinar series introduces the DASH Framework, which highlights the key domains of shared multi-sector data landscapes, and it helps to guide communities to leverage their data ecosystem for equitable systems change. Our second session focused on shared community data ecosystems. Panelists from DASH-funded commu...
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New Brief: A Community-Centered Approach to Data Sharing and Policy Change

  Having a say in political and economic decision-making by including people with lived experiences in those very decisions are some of the biggest opportunities for improving public health. A funding program led by DASH and CHCS lays the foundation for that approach. Silos of Power Despite living in an electoral democracy, most people in the United States have little influence over politics given how powerful interests tend to curtail the effects of general voting. As a notable ...
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