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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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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
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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
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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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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
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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 Systems for Health: Rapid-Cycle Research Findings from Akron Children’s Hospital/Kent State University
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Aligning Systems for Health: Rapid-Cycle Research Findings from Akron Children’s Hospital/Kent State University

Aligning Systems for Health
02.23.2021
This brief summarizes Akron Children's Hospital/Kent State University's Aligning Systems for Health rapid-cycle research grant findings, which explored whether the Pathways Community HUB model fosters aligning across sectors.
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Equity, Health Equity, and Racial Equity in the Framework for Aligning Sectors
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Equity, Health Equity, and Racial Equity in the Framework for Aligning Sectors

Aligning Systems for Health
02.22.2021
This brief identifies leading definitions of equity, health equity, and racial equity, and explores their interrelationships.
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A Selection of Health-Oriented Collaboration Measurement Frameworks: Elements for Consideration in a Cross-Sector Alignment Measurement System
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A Selection of Health-Oriented Collaboration Measurement Frameworks: Elements for Consideration in a Cross-Sector Alignment Measurement System

Aligning Systems for Health
02.12.2021
This report reviews a diverse set of existing health collaboration measurement frameworks to identify useful elements that may be included in a cross-sector aligning framework.
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Alignment 101
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Aligning Systems for Health: Rapid-Cycle Research Findings

Aligning Systems for Health
02.04.2021
This collection of briefs summarizes Aligning Systems for Health rapid-cycle research grant findings.
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Alignment 101