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2017 Annual Conference: Breakout Sessions

2016 Breakout Sessions

Speakers, session locations, details, and additional materials can be found within the GIH App and mobile website.

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. 

  • Activist Philanthropy: Leading and Inspiring Change
    Session Designers: Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut and Missouri Foundation for Health

  • Can a Marriage of Health Care and Social Services Give Birth to Healthy Outcomes?
    Session Designers: The John A. Hartford Foundation and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Cocreating Solutions to Impact the Opioid Epidemic
    Session Designer: GE Foundation

  • Creative Placemaking: Multisector Collaboration for Equitable Community Revitalization
    Session Designer: Kresge Foundation

  • Ending the Gun Violence Epidemic: The Role of Funding Collaboratives
    Session Designer: The California Wellness Foundation

  • Health Starts at Home
    Session Designers: The Boston Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

  • Strategies and Tools for Assessing Program Impact and Contributions
    Session Designer: The Commonwealth Fund

  • Taking Action to Improve Children's Environments for Health
    Session Designers: Health and Environmental Funders Network, W.K Kellogg Foundation, and The John Merck Fund

  • Understanding What People Want from the Health Care System
    Session Designers: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and New York State Health Foundation



THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2:30 –3:30 P.M.

  • Integrated Behavioral Health Sustainability Strategies
    Session Designer: St. David's Foundation

  • Leading with Innovation to Transform Care in the Safety Net
    Session Designers: Blue Shield of California Foundation and Center for Care Innovations

  • Moving and Scaling Home-Based Primary Care
    Session Designers: The John A. Hartford Foundation and West Health

  • Overcoming the Third Rail on Health Care for Immigrants
    Session Designer: Northwest Health Foundation

  • Reducing Maternal Health Disparities: A Lesson from Detroit
    Session Designer: Rx Foundation

  • Searching for Water in the Desert: Fledgling Nonprofits and Philanthropic Inclusion
    Session Designer: The California Wellness Foundation

  • Supporting Positive Outcomes for Native Youth
    Session Designer: Native Americans in Philanthropy

  • Taking on Mass Incarceration as a Health Priority 
    Session Designers: The California Endowment and Human Impact Partners

  • Thinking Outside the Grant: Innovative Investments in Health
    Session Designer: Build Healthy Places Network 


THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 4:00 – 5:00 P.M.

  • Ballot Isn't a Four-Letter Word!
    Session Designers: Healthier Colorado and Northwest Health Foundation

  • Building Communities of Practice
    Session Designer: The Bravewell Collaborative

  • Criminalization and Unhealthy Communities: Local Budgets as Public Value Statements
    Session Designer: Neighborhood Funders Group - Funders for Justice

  • Gender-Responsive Approaches to Mental Health
    Session Designers: hope & grace fund, Movember Foundation, and Prevention Institute

  • Health, Housing, and the Displacement Crisis: Funding Power Building and Systems Change
    Session Designers: The California Endowment and Neighborhood Funders Group

  • How to Cut the Teen Birth Rate in Half: Lessons from Colorado
    Session Designer: Caring for Colorado Foundation

  • Scaling and Spreading Health Care Delivery Innovations 

  • The Health and Wealth Connection: Linking Solutions for Economic Security
    Session Designer: Asset Funders Network and The California Wellness Foundation 

  • Two Is Too Late: Partnering with Native Communities to Improve Children's Oral Health
    Session Designer: Washington Dental Service Foundation



FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 PM

  • Creatively Funding Social Movements and Health Justice
    Session Designers: National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy and Neighborhood Funders Group – Funders for Justice
  • Fighting #FakeNews with Real Health Journalism
    Session Designers: The California Endowment, Center for Health Journalism, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, and The Jacob & Valeria Langeloth Foundation

  • Fostering the Agency of Communities to Improve Health
    Session Designer: Bridging Health & Community
  • Getting to Strategic Philanthropy: Pathways for Conversion Foundations
  • Lessons Learned in Moving toward Health Equity
    Session Designer: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation
  • LGBTQI Health Funding: Spotlight on Trans and Intersex Health
    Session Designer: Funders for LGBTQ Issues
  • Medicaid in an Age of Transformation
    Session Designer: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Risk-Taking Doesn't Have to be Scary: Tools and Strategies for Funders and Trustees

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