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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Cross-Sector Alignment and the Response to COVID-19
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Cross-Sector Alignment and the Response to COVID-19

Georgia Health Policy Center
06.04.2020
This brief examines factors supporting cross-sector alignment; presents findings relevant to the response to the COVID crisis; and presents challenges and response opportunities related to several key elements of the Cross-Sector Alignment Theory of Change: sectors, shared purpose, governance, finance, data, community voice, equity, capacity, and urgency.
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Complex Care
Health Care
Mental Health
Public Health
Social Needs
All In COVID Listening Sessions Connect Communities Struggling with COVID-19
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All In COVID Listening Sessions Connect Communities Struggling with COVID-19

Data Across Sectors for Health, All In: Data for Community Health
05.26.2020
This brief outlines learnings from All In's inaugural Listening Session to pave the way for knowledge sharing and policy development in the post-COVID future. Topics ranged from apps involved in contact tracing to the social determinants of health exposed by the outbreak.
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Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Cross-Sector Alignment Glossary
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Cross-Sector Alignment Glossary

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.13.2020
This cross-sector alignment glossary, developed by Aligning Systems for Health, offers a starting point for understanding alignment terminology.
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Alignment 101
Making Aligning Work: National Experts Reflect on Purpose, Data, Financing, and Governance
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Making Aligning Work: National Experts Reflect on Purpose, Data, Financing, and Governance

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.06.2020
This brief captures themes, lessons, and trends around the core components of aligned systems identified in the Cross-Sector Alignment Theory of Change: purpose, data, financing, and governance.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Equity from a Cross-Sector Alignment Perspective: Findings from a Literature Review
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Equity from a Cross-Sector Alignment Perspective: Findings from a Literature Review

Georgia Health Policy Center
04.2020
This brief highlights findings from a literature review which identifies common barriers to equity and solutions for overcoming those barriers at the individual, organization, and systems level.
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Alignment 101
Making Aligning Work: National Experts Reflect on Context and Outcomes for Aligning
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Making Aligning Work: National Experts Reflect on Context and Outcomes for Aligning

Georgia Health Policy Center
02.03.2020
This brief captures themes, lessons, and trends around the context and outcomes of aligning efforts from interviews and sense-making sessions with catalysts, researchers, and funders who have been involved with efforts to align the three sectors.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Aligning Health Care and Social Services: A Primer on Social Services
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Aligning Health Care and Social Services: A Primer on Social Services

Northeastern University
08.2019
This primer describes the rich history of the social services sector, where the sector stands today, opportunities for alignment with health care, and the strengths and challenges of increasing engagement between the health care and human services sectors.
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Social Needs
Aligning Health Care and Social Services: Recommendations for Effective Engagement
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Aligning Health Care and Social Services: Recommendations for Effective Engagement

Northeastern University
08.2019
This brief outlines key findings and recommendations for establishing a more productive and rewarding relationship between the health care and social services sectors.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Social Needs
Virtual Learning Summary: Multi-Sector Partnerships
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Virtual Learning Summary: Multi-Sector Partnerships

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs
06.2019
This brief recaps a webinar and subsequent office hours that explore the landscape of multi-sector partnerships for health across the country, how to lay a foundation for sustainable partnerships, and options for financing structures to support them.
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Alignment 101
Complex Care
Bridging Community-Based Human Services and Health Care Case Study Series: Executive Summary
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Bridging Community-Based Human Services and Health Care Case Study Series: Executive Summary

Nonprofit Finance Fund, Center for Health Care Strategies, Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
10.2017
This brief captures and shares insights for partnerships between health care organizations and community-based organizations, particularly those that serve low-income and/or vulnerable populations.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Social Needs