Webinars

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...
November 14, 2013 3pm EST

Breaking Down the Rankings Model: Improving Access to Health Care

While we know that health is more than health care, access to health care continues to be an important component in community health. Health insurance is a key part of ensuring access to care.  Nationally, over 47 million nonelderly were uninsured in 2012. But how will the Affordable Care Act improve access to health care and help to improve community health?
May 21, 2013 3pm EDT

Partnering with Community Police

Local police departments have a special role to play in improving a community’s health, from reducing violence and preventing crime to supporting strong community partnerships between neighborhoods, residents and community agencies. How can communities build effective partnerships with their local police departments? What are the challenges and how can these be addressed?
Series:
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.