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Social Determinants of Health

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A new approach to reduce infant mortality and achieve equity

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 484KB
Tags: Policy, Social Determinants, Sdoh, Housing, Educational Attainment, Employment, Ohio

Describes how factors beyond medical care affect health in the context of infant mortality, focusing on housing, transportation, education and employment. Assesses the extent to which current policies and programs meet the needs of Ohioans most at risk. Identifies lessons learned from other states that have successfully reduced infant mortality rates, including innovative ideas to address the social determinants of health. Offers specific, actionable and evidence-informed policy options that state and local policymakers can employ to address unmet needs and inequities. (Health Policy Institute of Ohio)

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A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 2.96MB
Tags: Sdoh, Social Determinants, Advocacy, Policy, Advocacy And Policy

A framework to effectively describe the social determinants of health in plain language, including key phrases to help people understand the concept more clearly and effective ways to use data to support these messages. (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2010)

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Addressing the Social Determinants of Health: Why it Matters

Posted on: October 22, 2018 | File size: 6.49MB
Tags: Health Equity, Social Determinants, Sdoh, Cuyahoga

A slide deck from Terry Allan, Cuyahoga County's Health Commissioner and SLF Trustee, on the Social Determinants of Health.

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Connectedness & health: The science of social connection

Posted on: October 1, 2019
Tags: Social Connections, Infographic
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How does economic and social disadvantage affect health?

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 430KB
Tags: Sodh, Social Determinants, Policy

Discusses how economic and social disadvantage affects health through indirect and direct mechanisms, and describes policy approaches to improve health and reduce health inequities by addressing the social determinants of health. (Institute for Research on Poverty, 2016-17)

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Investing in America's workforce

Posted on: October 1, 2019
Tags: Policy, Post Secondary, Financial Stability, Advocacy
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Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)

Posted on: December 16, 2019 | File size: 3.61MB
Tags: Strategies, Trauma, Social Connections, Evaluation

https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/preventingACES-508.pdf

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Roadmap to Apply the Science of Early Development

Posted on: October 1, 2019
Tags: Early Childhood, Trauma, Housing, Financial Stability, Environmental Triggers
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So Lonely I Could Die

Posted on: December 16, 2019
Tags: Social Connections
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Social Connectedness: Evaluating the Healthy People 2020 Framework

Posted on: April 13, 2018 | File size: 1.08MB

An in-depth analysis of social connectedness as a social determinant of health, including personal and community factors, and strategies for both assessing and facilitating social connectedness. (Minnesota Department of Health, July 2010)

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What Do Foundations Have In Mind With The Phrase “Social Determinants of Health”?

Posted on: June 20, 2018
Tags: Social Determinants, Health Equity, Sdoh

"Foundations with a mission to improve health are heeding this call to address the social determinants of health (SDOH). Rather than focusing solely on improving health care and increasing healthy behaviors, a growing number of health foundations have developed strategies to reduce poverty, increase high school graduation rates, improve parenting, expand public transportation, reduce homelessness, increase civic engagement, and achieve a variety of other outcomes within the realm of SDOH."

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You 2.0: Our Better Nature

Posted on: December 16, 2019
Tags: Heal, Social Connections, Public Safety, Greenspace
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Health Equity

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Closing Ohio's Health Gaps: Moving towards Equity

Posted on: October 17, 2018 | File size: 357KB
Tags: Health Equity, Policy, Ohio

HPIO's new policy brief provides data and information on Ohio's health gaps and barriers groups of Ohioans face to being healthy. The brief provides examples of evidence-based approaches to close Ohio's health gaps and a framework for action to achieve health equity at the community level.

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Early childhood is critical to health equity

Posted on: October 1, 2019
Tags: Early Childhood, Trauma, Health Equity, Racism, Poverty
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How can Cleveland close its racial income and wealth gap?

Posted on: October 1, 2019
Tags: Financial Stability, Income, Employment
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Poverty speaks

Posted on: October 1, 2019
Tags: Financial Stability, Income, Poverty, Employment
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Strengthening Nonprofits

High-Performing Organizations

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Better Evaluation

Posted on: April 30, 2018

A interactive guide to support evaluation processes, including information and resources about methods, measures, and themes.

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BVU

Posted on: April 13, 2018

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Provides board matching, governance consulting, a resource center, and pro bono project consulting in human resources, marketing, technology, finance and other areas of organizational need.

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The Performance Imperative

Posted on: April 13, 2018
Tags: High Performing Org

A Framework for Social-Sector Excellence. A guide to cultivating seven core disciplines of high-performing organizations in order to deliver meaningful, measurable results. (Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community, 2018)

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Strengthening Nonprofits

Advocacy and Policy

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Unique Methods for Advocacy Evaluation

Posted on: September 7, 2018 | File size: 88KB
Tags: Outcomes And Learning, Advocacy And Policy

Advocacy evaluations can draw on traditional data collection methods, such as surveys, interviews, focus groups, or polling, but its complexity and pace makes data collection challenging. This brief describes four methods adapted to respond to advocacy’s unique measurement challenges and developed to be relevant, timely, and efficient.

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