Webinars

July 16, 2019 3pm EDT

Advancing Health Equity Through Housing Law and Policy

In July we discussed the connection between health and housing, the theme of the 2019 County Health Rankings Key Findings Report. This webinar explored the influence housing laws and policies can have on health in urban and rural communities. Experts from The Network for Public Health Law provided an introduction to public health law and policy, and explained how laws and policies related to...
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...
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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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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