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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IPHI Welcomes Waldo Mikels-Carrasco to Lead Center for Health Information Sharing and Innovation

The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) is pleased to announce Waldo Mikels-Carrasco as the Director of the Center for Health Information Sharing and Innovation (CHISI) and newest team member. He will also serve as the Co-director of Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), a national initiative supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), which IPHI leads in partnership with its Michigan counterpart, MPHI. "Throughout his career, Waldo has focused on applied research and pra...
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A Beacon of Community Hope: Light on the Hill at Mount Wesley

By Solomon Collins   BACKGROUND As a National Program Office (NPO) of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), works with communities across the country to build local capacity for multi-sector collaborations and data sharing efforts to inform an evidenced-based national movement toward a Culture of Health. The Community Impact Contracts (CIC) funding program offers access to direct technical assistance, targeted funds, subject matter expertise...
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Co-Creating a New Vision for Health & Wellness

By: Ruchi Patel, Northwestern University, Applied Practice Experience, Intern at Data Across Sectors for Health at IPHI   By addressing the social determinants of health - like barriers to accessing housing or food - community collaborations can catalyze a movement shifting efforts towards upstream factors like systemic racism. On Thursday, May 13th, 2021, All In: Data for Community Health hosted a webinar spotlight on Co-Creating a New Vision for Health & Wellness, in collaborati...
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All In Webinar: Forming Integrative Networks

All In: Data for Community Health with Nemours Children’s Health System present Forming Integrative Networks On Thursday, May 13, Nemours Children’s Health System and co-presenters held a webinar about Forming Integrative Networks. The discussion included an exploration of challenges and solutions of launching a cross-sector population health network that is centered in health equity. Topics included: Using data to set goals, while still being nimble and open to community and partner feedback; ...
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