How can we use storytelling and data to empower community members, shape community vision, and make our work come alive to the people we want to influence? When personal stories from community members are blended with data and statistics, the combination can be a powerful tool for change in a community. Join us as we learn how a 'Living Storybook’ portrays community member voices, personal...
In the spring of 2013, the Maryland legislature passed an unprecedented $1.1 billion financing plan to rebuild and renovate Baltimore schools. This success is among the biggest community organizing wins in the country. Our guest, Rob English of Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD), will talk about how the community organized around a single focus to accomplish a huge win for..
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 success, communities need to build on inherent strengths, capitalize on available resources, and respond to unique needs. This webinar focused on guidance, tools and resources for ensuring that your community’s selected policies and programs are adopted, implemented, improved, and maintained in order to achieve intended results.
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 Assess Needs & Resources. Deb shared how they used the County Health Rankings as a call to action, bringing together many different stakeholders each of whom "owned" different pieces of data.