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Rankings Documentation

This document summarizes similarities with and differences between measures used in Healthy People 2020 and the 2016 County Health Rankings. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data Sources and...

Rankings Documentation

This document summarizes similarities with and differences between measures used in America’s Health Rankings and the 2016 County Health Rankings. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data...

Rankings Documentation

This document provides the data sources and years of data used for the 2016 additional measures. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data Sources and Measures.

Tools for Action

This blog post (from RWJF) provides specific examples of what communities can do create places where health can happen for everyone from the 2015 winners of the RWJF Culture of Health Prize. It can...

Tools for Action

Health Gaps Discussion Guide (CHR&R) offers tips and tools on bringing together diverse stakeholders to continue conversations about health gaps and how to take action collectively to close them...

Tools for Action

This toolkit offers facilitation assistance to school, faith, and community groups that want to discuss racial disparities in health, education, child welfare, criminal justice, education, and...

Tools for Action

Produced by the Monitor Institute, this guidebook offers practical tools to help those who are taking on the role of designing and leading convenings for social change. It can be found in Work...

Tools for Action

Conversation Cafés are open, hosted conversations in cafés as well as conference rooms, classrooms or anywhere people gather to discuss issues of importance. A Conversation Café can help to shift...

Tools for Action

This readiness assessment (from Collective Impact Forum) is designed to a help groups consider whether the collective impact approach is right for their social issue and whether the conditions are in...

Tools for Action

This downloadable handbook (from W.K. Kellogg Foundation) provides a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool. It can be found in Evaluate Actions under Prepare...

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