Tools & Resources

31 Resources
Filtered by Press Release, Tools for Action, 2016, and 2018

What is Policy?

This 2-page introductory fact sheet from Change Lab Solutions can help you introduce partners to the concept of policy change. 

Coalition Core Competencies Checklist

This tool (from Missouri Foundation for Health's Social Innovation for Missouri Project) helps your team identify where your strengths are in the improvement process and where additional skills, knowledge, and/or resources may be needed.  It can be found in Work Together under ...

What Do You Want? Choosing a Local Policy Goal

This tool (from M+R) provides a set of criteria to help groups select a policy or systems change goal for their community. You can use this tool to facilitate meaningful discussion and decision-making that is grounded in a specific set of criteria. 

Community Benefit Insight

The Community Benefit Insight website (from RTI International and the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University) provides data to the public on non-profit hospital community benefit spending. You can use this resource to discover what’s happening locally or nationally and to compare spending across hospitals. You can find this resource in the...

Racial Equity Impact Assessment

A Racial Equity Impact Assessment (REIA) examines how different racial and ethnic groups will likely be affected by a proposed action or decision. REIAs are used to minimize unanticipated adverse consequences in a variety of contexts, including the analysis of proposed policies, institutional practices, programs, plans and budgetary decisions.

What Can Communities Do Now for Health Equity?

This blog post (from RWJF) provides specific examples of what communities can do create places where health can happen for everyone from the 2015 winners of the RWJF Culture of Health Prize. It can be found in Work Together under Work together to address health inequities. It can be found in Work Together...

Health Gaps Report Discussion Guide

We introduced the Health Gaps Discussion Guide (CHR&R) in 2015 with our original state health gaps reports. The guide continues to offer important considerations and tips on how to bring together diverse stakeholders to continue a conversation on health gaps, and how to create a safe space for dialogue.