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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ReThink Health invites you to share your experience as a steward of well-being

We are experiencing multiple systemic crises at once—including Covid-19, racially-motivated violence and injustice, and an economic recession—and one result is that more and more people see and understand that our lives and livelihoods depend on each other and on a system that is poorly designed for equitable outcomes. As we learn alongside one another to determine how to bring about a better system—designed for everyone to thrive, without exceptions—ReThink Health is committed to fielding a ...
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Data for Black Lives Takes the Movement Digital

Data as protest. Data as accountability. Data as collective action. In the face of racial injustice and the effects of systemic voids in data representative of black communities, Data for Black Lives raises awareness and provides resources and tools for those who will activate for change. Read more about the organization and its efforts to empower data activists, black healthcare workers, and black communities to communicate, make demands, raise awareness and share the true impact of COVID 19...
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Trenton Health Team on the All In Podcast

Season 2, Episode 2 of the All In Podcast is here! In this episode, Podcast host Peter Eckart is joined by Trenton Health Team (THT)’s own co-directors of Population Health, Natalie Terens, and Ernie Morganstern, to discuss the integration of the NowPow Screening tool and Trenton’s Health Information Exchange (HIE) to match patient SDOH needs to available community resources in Trenton. Natalie and Ernie build on concepts and processes brought up in THT’s compelling case study, “A Holistic Ap...
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