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Feb 19, 2013

Jan O'Neill, Community Engagement Specialist, and Alison Bergum, Lead Researcher for What Works for Health will be presenting the What Works for Health tool.

They will be joined by...
Feb 5, 2013

 Scott County, Indiana, suffers from decades of generational poverty with all its associated problems, and has been ranked last in the state for three years in a row. But a passionate group of...

Jan 29, 2013
Do you live in a healthy community but want to make it even better?  Does your community feel stuck because you are consistently ranked among the healthiest counties in your state despite...
Dec 12, 2012

This special topics webinar is a follow up to the popular Advocacy 101 webinar.

Lori Fresina and Diane Pickles of M+R Strategic Services presented "The Power Prism®" -- a step-by-...

Nov 6, 2012

Advocacy can be a new and somewhat intimidating activity for people. What does it mean to advocate for policy change? How does advocacy differ from lobbying? How can people effectively incorporate...

Sep 11, 2012

Once you’ve decided which policy or program will fit your community, the next step is to work on adoption and implementation. Since there are no “one size fits all” blueprints for...

Aug 21, 2012

The County Health Rankings include a measure of poverty because of poverty's impact on health.  Want to learn more about poverty in the US? The connection between poverty and health? The...

Aug 14, 2012
Choosing effective policies and programs that work in real life will maximize your chances of success. Not every well-intentioned policy or program is effective. Taking the time to look for...
Jun 12, 2012
Deb Nichols, Public Health Educator and Public Information Officer for the Cattaraugus County Health Department in western New York, was our guest speaker for this Take Action Cycle webinar on...
May 8, 2012
The first step and foundation for the Take Action Cycle is Work Together, and this was the focus of our May 8, 2012 webinar.  
Communities vary widely, and as a result,...