Making Connections Across “The Field”: The DASH Mentor Program and All In Affinity Group Cross-Over

Author: Susan Martinez, DASH Program Associate Spaces for peer-to-peer connections continue to help facilitate learning and engagement in Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH)’s funding programs, whether within or across the field of data-sharing for community health. DASH grantees are typically encouraged to join the All In: Data for Community Health Network and participate in learning collaborative offerings, including the All In Affinity Groups. For the DASH Mentor Program, the over...
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ABCD Awardees Announcement

DASH is pleased to announce 11 awardees for the Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Cohort. The cohort is designed for organizations and organizers that are highly interested in developing their work through an ABCD program design, which prioritizes local strengths and assets, especially grass-roots community leadership, in order to engage in health equity work. Awardees will receive $20,000 to support the work of their collaboration, especially resident engagement costs; learning and en...
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DASH Releases Publication on Successful Mentor Program

We are excited to announce the latest publication of Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) titled Interconnected: Data, Knowledge, and Action for Community Health. The publication details the important data-sharing work from the first two funding rounds of DASH’s Mentor Program. DASH is a national initiative that looks for new and better ways to help organizations in the public health, social services, and health care sectors share data with one another.  The Illinois Public Health Ins...
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LAPP II: Press Release

Learning and Action in Policy and Partnerships (LAPP) With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) in partnership with the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS), is pleased to launch the Learning and Action in Policy and Partnerships (LAPP) program. LAPP I: 2021-2022 Grantees from six states, in LAPP’s first cohort, will receive funding and technical assistance to enhance community data sharing capabilities and foster relationships...
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Funding Opportunity: Applications Open for Our ABCD Cohort

DASH is excited to announce that applications have officially opened for our new Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Cohort. This cohort was created for organizers and groups that are interested in developing their work through an ABCD-style program design in order to prioritize community leadership and strengths / assets of local areas. Support from our program office includes: funding of $20,000 participation in a learning cohort with up to 11 other U.S. communities, and coaching on how t...
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