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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Aligning Federal Funding to Build Resilient, Equitable Communities
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Aligning Federal Funding to Build Resilient, Equitable Communities

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
07.02.2021
This brief analyzes and translates information, principles, and methods that support states, communities, and fiscal intermediaries in aligning resources and strategies across sectors and in moving the fast-flowing federal COVID-19 relief and recovery resources in a way that meets community needs and builds resilient, equitable futures.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery
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Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
07.02.2021
This brief highlights four principles to help leaders maximize the benefits of federal relief and recovery investments and lay the foundation for an equitable response to future crises.
Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Lessons Learned from Partnerships Between Networks of Community-Based Organizations and Health Care Organizations
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Lessons Learned from Partnerships Between Networks of Community-Based Organizations and Health Care Organizations

Nonprofit Finance Fund
06.17.2021
This brief highlights themes and lessons learned through the Advancing Resilience and Community Health initiative, designed to help networks of nonprofit community-based organizations develop new contracts, payment models, and partnership approaches with health care payors to achieve better health outcomes across the United States.
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Health Care
Social Needs
Advancing Equity and Alignment During Implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act
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Advancing Equity and Alignment During Implementation of the American Rescue Plan Act

Aligning in Crisis, George Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
06.01.2021
This brief highlights the Funders Forum on Accountable Health's convening to discuss how best to advance equity and alignment across sectors during implementation of American Rescue Plan Act.
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Alignment 101
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Aligning in Crisis: Practical Insights to Seize Opportunity
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Aligning in Crisis: Practical Insights to Seize Opportunity

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
05.21.2021
This brief discusses key learnings from the Aligning in Crisis' first convening of surveillance partners.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
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-Based Organizations Survey Summary
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Community-Based Organizations Survey Summary

American Institutes for Research
04.2021
This survey provides insights into how community-based organizations serve their communities, what data or information they use as part of that work, and how they work with partners.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Conducting Equity Assessments
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Conducting Equity Assessments

Public Health National Center for Innovations, Center for Sharing Public Health Services
04.01.2021
This brief examines four Cross-Sector Innovation Initiative grantees that conducted equity assessments and/or used tools to assess how their collaborative is functioning.
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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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Health Care
Social Needs
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