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Resources from The Intersection of Housing and Health | Bay Area Health Funders Group Meeting

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One of the most cost effective ways to improve the health of people experiencing homelessness is to house them. At this program, we learned about the connection between housing and health, how to build cross sector relationships, promising projects in the region and the country, and philanthropy’s role as a catalyst for advancing health and well-being in our communities through housing.

Resources from Proof Positive: Where Next for Whole Person Care?

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At an August 22 event, the Bay Area Health Funders Group led an interactive session to learn how foundations can engage in systems-change work, how we can build successful public-private partnerships, what we’re learning from the Whole Person Care pilots in the Bay Area, and what role foundations can play in advancing a healthier future for all Californians.
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Resources from Collaboration Gone Right: 9 Funders and 69 Nonprofits Make Regional Change Work

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For far too long, communities across the San Joaquin Valley haven’t had access to the same opportunities that make California golden for other regions. Inspired directly by the voices of San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners, over 1000 San Joaquin Valley residents came to the capital to advocate for a shared policy agenda that’s an all-in approach for racial and health equity on some of the most pressing issues facing the Valley. They showed the power of funder and community collaborations with their call for “a Golden State for All.” The program offered a case study of the Fund and how its...

Resources from BAHFG February 2016 Meeting

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On February 29, 2016, Dr. Tomas Aragon, presented The Roots of Health Inequities: A Population Health Life Course Approach to the Bay Area Health Funders Group. During the meeting, the network also elected Jim Hickman, CEO of Better Health East Bay as the new Co-Chair of the network and engaged in lively discussion to design its 2016 strategy. The following are the resources from this meeting:

Resources from BAHFG Program: ACA and the Intersectionality of Health and Workforce

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On September 25, 2015 members of the Bay Area Health Funders Group and professionals in the Workforce and Education field, gathered to explore the implications of the ACA on the health workfoce, local community entities, and educational and health institutions. The following are the resources from the program: Health Care Transformation and Workforce Development: Emerging Opportunities Presentation by Kevin Barnett Co-Director, California Health Workforce Alliance (CHWA) Local Initiatives in Response to ACA/ EMS Corps Presentation by Alex Briscoe Agency...

Where Next for Whole Person Care

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With Labor Day behind us, communities across the nation are heading back to school and work. Congress returns to Washington, DC, this week, too. What would members of Congress write in response to that classic first day of school writing assignment...


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