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The following documents offer a starting point for understanding and practicing cross-sector alignment.
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Ensuring That Money Intended for Health Equity is Well Spent
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Ensuring That Money Intended for Health Equity is Well Spent

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.08.2021
publication highlights how a national framework to measure equity can help state and local jurisdictions employ American Rescue Plan Act funds as intended — and hold city, county and state leaders accountable for focusing on equity in their decision-making and programmatic choices.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the University of California, Berkeley
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Rapid-Cycle Research: Findings from the University of California, Berkeley

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
12.03.2021
This brief assesses how pre-existing work to align health care, public health, and social services within Contra Costa County, Calif., was used and adapted over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Closing the Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women
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Closing the Gaps in Health and Social Services for Low-Income Pregnant Women

Systems for Action
11.10.2021
This webinar examines the Los Angeles Maternity Assessment Management Access and Service program, an innovative multi-sector initiative seeking to address social factors that contribute to adverse maternal and infant outcomes, including housing instability, food insecurity, untreated mental health conditions, domestic violence, and substance abuse.
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Health Care
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Leveraging Federal Funds and Intermediaries to Build Equitable Cities
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Leveraging Federal Funds and Intermediaries to Build Equitable Cities

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
This blog details how cities can partner with intermediary organizations to leverage the hundreds of billions of dollars to provide immediate relief and help plan for equitable responses to future crises.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery with City, County, and State Examples
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Four Principles for a Resilient, Equitable Recovery with City, County, and State Examples

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
"This brief highlights four principles and includes accompanying city, county, and state examples 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
COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Investing in Community Health Through Local Wellness Funds

Investing in Community Health Through Local Wellness Funds

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Health Policy Center, George Washington University
10.19.2021
This case study examines how state, county, and city policymakers can now leverage significant federal relief funds to establish and support sustainable local wellness funds that improve community well-being and advance health equity during the COVID-19 pandemic recovery and beyond.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Services
Aligning Systems for Health Research and Practice Convening 2021
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Aligning Systems for Health Research and Practice Convening 2021

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
10.19.2021
This two-day webinar series reviews Aligning Systems for Health's learnings on cross-sector alignment over the past three years and what their findings mean for the future of the field.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Good Governance Across Sectors
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Good Governance Across Sectors

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
10.14.2021
On October 14, a panel of experts explained how they’ve found success in governing cross-sector relationships with power dynamics, community voice, trust, and other factors at play.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
A Framework for Assessing the Racial Equity Impact of the American Rescue Plan Act
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A Framework for Assessing the Racial Equity Impact of the American Rescue Plan Act

Aligning in Crisis, Georgia Washington University, Georgia Health Policy Center
10.2021
This brief summarizes a convening of stakeholders, policy officials, experts, and thought leaders who discussed how government recipients of American Rescue Plan Act funding can be held accountable for focusing on equity in their decision making and programmatic choices.
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COVID-19
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs
Dollars & Making Sense: Cross-Sector Financing Panel
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Dollars & Making Sense: Cross-Sector Financing Panel

Aligning Systems for Health, Georgia Health Policy Center
09.30.2021
On September 30, a panel of experts who discussed how shared financing works; its role in advancing health and racial equity; and practical takeaways for leaders, practitioners, and funders.
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Alignment 101
Health Care
Public Health
Social Needs