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...
July 29, 2014 3pm EDT

Building Accountability: Multi-Sector Roles and Engagement

In this webinar we’ll interview David Weed, director of Greater Fall River Partners for a Healthier Community, to learn about how they have generated community support for health-focused initiatives for many years. We know that achieving solid health outcomes takes everyone working together--Fall River has been successful in bringing together partners from all walks of life to build...
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November 12, 2013 3pm EST

Rallying Partners: Leveraging the Mobilizing Power of United Ways

United Way Worldwide’s (UWW) mission is to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities, making them natural leaders in bringing together diverse sectors to address the factors that we know play a key role in determining how healthy people are and how long they live. United Way Toledo is one of ten local United Way organizations tapped to integrate United Ways’...
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September 10, 2013 3pm EDT

Advancing Health in Communities Through Building Successful Partnerships with Business

Economic health—employment and income—is a key determinant of the health of a community, and the business sector is a critical partner in that equation. This webinar, featuring guest speaker Cara McNulty, Senior Group Manager-Prevention and Wellness at Target Corporation, will focus on how local community health leaders can work with businesses to advance health improvement efforts.
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June 11, 2013 3pm EDT

Public Health's Special Role in Building Partnerships

Public health, as a neutral, respected, knowledgeable party, has a special role to play when it comes to bringing partners together. However, this is a somewhat new paradigm. What is public health's role today and how is it different than before? How can public health engage diverse partners and community leaders in health improvement work? What role does public health play in sustaining...
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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?
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April 30, 2013 3pm EDT

Partnership: Working Together - Starting the Conversation

Join us for a Partnership Series: Working Together - Starting the Conversation webinar on Tuesday, April 30 from 3-4 pm Eastern (2-3 pm Central). This is the first webinar in a new Partnership webinar series. (Learn more about this new series below.) Jan O'Neill and Kate Konkle, Community Engagement Specialists for the Rankings & Roadmaps will host the webinar.
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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.