Tools & Resources

This tool provides guidance for planning a community forum. It includes logistical considerations, a sample agenda, tips for selecting speakers and for engaging the community. It can be found in the ...

This guide offers reflection questions and tips for a facilitated conversation about a video or film. It can be found in the Communicate step under Start the conversation.

This guide offers reflection questions and tips for a facilitated conversation about the County Health Rankings model. It can be found in the Communicate step under Start the Conversation and in...

This document provides a two-page summary of steps in the Action Center's Communicate guide. It can be found in Communicate.

 Visualizing the Data provides a guide to maps and other ways of interpreting data. It is part of the Use the Data tool. 

Rankings Trend Graphs (from CHR&R) provides additional guidance for interpreting trend graphs included in your County Health Rankings county snapshot. It can be found in Rankings Measures.

Finding More Data provides an overview of and links to state and national data sources. It can be found in Finding More Data.

The Center for Story-based Strategy and the Interaction Institute for Social Change have partnered to create the 4th box toolkit. The toolkit keeps ideas flowing for how to frame equity. It...

Broadening Your View (from CHR&R) is a section from Using the Rankings Data helps you widen your focus beyond the specific measures included in the Rankings. It is part of the Use the Data...

IAP2’s Public Participation Spectrum (from the International Association for Public Participation) helps group define the public’s role in any public participation process. It can be found under ...