Historically, our health systems and social service delivery infrastructure have not been responsive to or inclusive of the true needs of communities and vulnerable populations, ...
Latest Blog Posts in 2021
In this webinar brought to you by the Vaccine Equity Cooperative, panelists share national perspectives on vaccine equity efforts, and spotlight local successes and lessons learned from communities in California and Florida.
As we work to to flatten the next COVID-19 curve – the increased demand for essential resources like food, housing and income supports – it is critical that we lean on data to inform the path forward. In this post written with several of our Bay Area partners, we review various data sources to show how social services systems have been impacted by the pandemic and discuss the power of harnessing data in partnership with community input to shape interventions.
Community Information Exchange Summit 2020: Accelerating Multi-Sector Collaboration to Advance Equity
We were proud to be a co-collaborator at the 2020 Community Information Exchange Summit, a national conference hosted by 2-1-1 San Diego. Here you can find all of our sessions, which focused on the importance of centering community and applying an anti-racism lens in order to achieve health equity.
Since September 2019, Dr. Janice Underwood has served as Virginia’s first cabinet-level Chief Diversity Officer, and she currently leads the Health Equity Task Force. We sat down with Dr. Underwood to discuss the transformative work the Northam administration and her team specifically are doing to fight racial injustice, advance equity across many dimensions of diversity, and build equitable systems in response to racial injustice and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Keys to Cross-Sector Collaboration: Learning from the Implementation of a Comprehensive Social Continuum Assessment
In this report, collaborators from Health Leads and 2-1-1 San Diego outline the purpose and impact of the Comprehensive Social Continuum Assessment (CSCA) - designed as a common language to understand the complexity of social influences on individuals.