Our monthly webinars provide data, tools and strategies to build equity into policy and practice. Join host Ericka Burroughs-Girardi and equity experts from across the country to learn about ways to improve health and well-being in your community. Watch live and join the interactive discussion after each webinar. Webinars are also available on demand.

August 28, 2018 3pm EDT

Innovation in Public Health: A Collaborative Planning Tool for Increasing Equity and Community Engagement

Open dialogue between residents, local health officials, and other stakeholders is key to improving engagement and advancing equity. In this webinar, we’ll learn how Garrett County, MD, a rural Appalachian community, has developed an online community engagement tool and how a universal version of the tool is coming your way soon! ...

June 19, 2018 3pm EDT

Creating Communities That Thrive: The Intersection of Public Health and Community Development

Communities that experience the best health outcomes are characterized by healthy housing, vibrant economies, welcoming green spaces, engaged resident leadership, and access to effective health and social services. How can public health practitioners partner with local housing and community development organizations to create healthy communities? Join national partners County Health...

May 15, 2018 3pm EDT

Going All In to improve health through multi-sector collaboration and systematic data sharing

Join our co-hosts, the experts at Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) to learn about ways to improve health and promote equity through effective and meaningful data sharing. DASH is a co-founder of All In: Data for Community Health, which is both a national learning collaborative and a movement to accelerate the use of data to improve community health. Together, we will dig into promising...

April 24, 2018 3pm EDT

5ByAge5: Preparing children for success

Research shows that children who enter kindergarten ready to learn are more likely to experience greater academic success and that adults with more education typically live longer and healthier lives. 5byAge5, an initiative in the Normandy Schools Collaborative footprint of North St. Louis County, set a goal to ensure all children from ages zero to five have the supports they need to be ready...

January 23, 2018 3pm EST

Building a Movement for Health Equity

What does it take to build a movement for health equity in communities? Forming partnerships between local health departments, community organizations, government agencies, and those impacted by the poorest health outcomes is a first step. Equally important is to change the conversation about what creates health so we can address systemic power imbalances and oppression at the root of...

November 07, 2017 3pm EST

Economic Development and Health: A Community’s Journey to Living Wage

What does income have to do with health? Imagine if you will, a community where every employee earns a living wage for their work resulting in stronger economic development and improved health outcomes. This is the vision the Living Wage Monadnock Coalition is working hard to make a reality. Join us to learn about the Coalition’s approach to engaging business, education, health and non-profit...

October 24, 2017 3pm EDT

Improving Health through Equitable Economic Development and Strategic Partnerships

We know that good health goes beyond medical care and is influenced by economic opportunity, affordable housing, and quality education - all factors that communities can transform. Equitable economic development is a multifaceted and comprehensive approach to community transformation that advances equity when areas like displacement prevention, racial segregation, neighborhood disinvestment,...

September 12, 2017 3pm EDT

Tackling Poverty In Rural Communities

Imagine a community where every person can decide who they want to be “when they grow up”…a chef, doctor, electrician, entrepreneur, homemaker, lawyer?  What would it look like if every child had self-determination? Join us to hear how Weber County, UT is working together on an Intergenerational Poverty Initiative to influence...

August 24, 2017 3pm EDT

Creating Pathways to Opportunity for Youth and Young Adults

How communities support young people in their transitions into adulthood is an important indicator of societal well-being. Nationwide nearly 5 million youth between the ages of 16 and 24 are considered “disconnected,” meaning not in school or the workforce. The overall rate of disconnection is 12 percent—or nearly 1 in 8 youth—and even higher in rural counties, as well as among African...

July 18, 2017 3pm EDT

Student Mobility: What Happens When Students Frequently Change Schools?

What happens when students frequently change schools during the school year? How fast do their records get transferred? Are lesson plans still same? How many days do they miss? High mobility often means students have a harder time staying on track with their academic achievement and engaging with teachers and peers. Join us to learn about how organizations and communities across the country...