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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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COVID Relief Money: States Need Public-Private Partnerships

George Washington University
04.13.2021
This op-ed authored by Jeffrey Levi and published in The Hill highlights the need for states and localities to align varied federal funding streams to maximize effectiveness and sustainability.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Making Aligning Work: Reflections on 18 Months of Aligning Across Sectors
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Making Aligning Work: Reflections on 18 Months of Aligning Across Sectors

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
04.01.2021
This brief–part of the Aligning Systems for Health’s Making Aligning Work series–captures reflections on the progress made in the field around aligning sectors, the implications of the triple crisis for aligning efforts, and considerations for the future of aligning across sectors.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Community Voices Panel: Shifting Power
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Community Voices Panel: Shifting Power

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
04.01.2021
This webinar on April 1 explores ways to empower and elevate the voice of community members in cross-sector aligning efforts.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: The Health Project
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Aligning in Action: The Health Project

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.25.2021
The brief examines how Mercy Health uses community benefit dollars to fund community-facing initiatives through the Health Project.
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Aligning in Crisis: A Framework for Opportunity
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Aligning in Crisis: A Framework for Opportunity

Aligning in Crisis, George Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.18.2021
This brief presents a framework to strengthen the immediate response to the COVID-19 pandemic and address the long-term health and social needs the pandemic has exacerbated.
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COVID-19
Framework for Aligning Sectors With Glossary
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Framework for Aligning Sectors With Glossary

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
03.15.2021
This framework visually depicts how aligned systems require that sectors think and work together in fundamentally new ways to improve the health and well-being of the people and communities they serve in ways that are built to last.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Collaboration in Communities to Address COVID-19
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Collaboration in Communities to Address COVID-19

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
03.2021
This report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation follows nine diverse communities across the United States from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic through October 2020. It details how cross-sector collaboration is contributing to ongoing response and recovery efforts.
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Alignment 101
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Moving from Talk to Action: Advancing Equity with Results Based Accountability
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Moving from Talk to Action: Advancing Equity with Results Based Accountability

Georgia Health Policy Center, Aligning Systems for Health
02.25.2021
This webinar on February 25 explores strategies to advance health equity with results based accountability.
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Alignment 101
Changes in Capacity to Absorb Clinical-to-Community Referrals during the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Changes in Capacity to Absorb Clinical-to-Community Referrals during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Systems For Action
02.24.2021
This webinar introduces a study assessing the capacity of community social services organizations and their partners to meet the needs of new clients identified through emerging social determinants of health screening and referral tools used by medical providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Alignment 101
COVID-19
Health Care
Social Needs
Aligning in Action: Mississippi Delta Promise Communities through the Delta Health Alliance
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Aligning in Action: Mississippi Delta Promise Communities through the Delta Health Alliance

Aligning Systems for Health
02.24.2021
This case study explores how two Mississippi Delta Promise Communities developed a “cradle-to-career” national model that builds a pipeline of programs, services, and supports so that children and youth in distressed communities can succeed in school and beyond.
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