DASH Mentee Meetup Goes Virtual

By Miriam Castro, Program Manager, Data Across Sectors for Health On August 7, Data Across Sectors for Health held its first Mentee Meetup with members of its DASH Mentor Program Round 2 Awardees. The DASH Mentee Meetup served as an opportunity to 1) introduce Mentees to peers across 7 Mentor cohorts and 2) facilitate connections so that mentees have new ideas to try out in order to advance their project work plans. Based on feedback from last round’s awardees, it seemed important to provide ...
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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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Your DASH & All In Guide to the 3rd Annual Community Information Exchange Summit

Originally scheduled for May, the 2020 Community Information Exchange (CIE) Summit has moved to a virtual platform and is taking place on August 12-14. The COVID-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on the impacts of systemic racism. The harmful impacts of long standing social and economic inequities that contribute to ill health are a public health emergency that can be mitigated by connecting information systems across sectors. The CIE Summit brings together key comm...
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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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