Webinars

February 07, 2017 3pm EST

The Power of Storytelling: Giving Life to Voices and Data

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...
June 09, 2015 3pm EDT

Rankings in Action: Income

This webinar will explore income data included in the Rankings (children in poverty, income inequality) and Additional Measures (median household income, children eligible for free lunch) as well as some of the policies and programs from What Works for Health that communities can use to address income. We will also talk with Nicole Keenan, former Policy Director for Puget...
September 24, 2013 3pm EDT

Take Action: Act on What’s Important - Organizing for Policy Change

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..
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April 23, 2013 3pm EDT

Breaking Down the Rankings Model: Tobacco and Alcohol Use

Tobacco use and excessive drinking are both leading causes of preventable death in the United States. Over 20% or the US adult population currently smokes cigarettes and 15% of adults drink excessively. The burden of tobacco use and alcohol are taking a large toll on the health of our local communities throughout the United States. 
September 11, 2012 12am EDT

Take Action: Act on What’s Important

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. 
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