Webinars

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?

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 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 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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August 20, 2013 3pm EDT

Partnering with Education: Next Generation Thinking

If we’re truly going to make a long term impact on the health of our communities, we’ll need to address social and economic factors, and education is a critical element. Research shows that educational attainment is one of the strongest predictors of individual and community health. Education levels influence income potential and job type, access to healthy food and health care...

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July 30, 2013 3pm EDT

Take Action: Choose Effective Policies & Programs In-Depth

Kate Konkle will host this in-depth webinar and Sarah Kile will again be the guest presenter. On this webinar, Sarah will focus on how her two-county health improvement planning coalition used the Policy Advocacy Choice tool in their community.

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July 23, 2013 3pm EDT

Take Action: Choose Effective Policies & Programs - Choosing Policy!

On this webinar, Community Coach Kate Konkle will provide an overview of the Choose Effective Policies & Programs Guide in the Roadmaps to Health Action Center. The webinar will also feature guest presenter Sarah Kile of the Central Michigan District Health Department, who will discuss how their coalition...

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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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