Research has shown that positive father involvement leads to improved birth outcomes for mothers and infants, as well as greater academic success, increased self-esteem, improved ability to manage stress, and more positive social behavior in children across developmental stages.
Many health care organizations are beginning to screen patients for needs related to the social determinants of health and are seeking to establish referral relationships with community partners in order to address these needs.
What is the true cost of living for older adults? Join us for a conversation about the Elder Index: a tool that measures the income older people need—every county and state in the country—to meet necessary expenses for housing, health care, food, transportation, and other essentials while staying independent in their own homes.
Briefing participants learned more about current behavioral health and trauma services covered by the Medicaid benefits package, discussed examples of state-based best practices and innovative policy initiatives, and explored future opportunities to improve Medicaid’s response to children exposed to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other forms of trauma.
Learn about our discussion on successful and effective strategies to authentically partner with people with complex needs and truly advance person-centered policy and programming.
In this webinar, participants learned about the current state of family caregiving policy and efforts to create new and innovative policies across the country.
On this webinar, funders will learn about current responses to the new “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” rule —ranging from local-level community education and state-level coordinated campaigns to national litigation efforts—and will explore opportunities to support the protection of families and the advancement of belonging in both rapid response and long-term contexts.
During this webinar, speakers shared lessons learned from the formal evaluation of the Consumer Voices for Innovation Project and from the grantees themselves.
This webinar explored how philanthropy can use data and research to advance equity and address the intersections of race, culture, and health.
The 2010 Census missed over 2 million young children, most of which were left off the form by families who responded. Participants in this webinar learned more about why families have left children in their households off the census in the past and how to develop persuasive messages to ensure young children are not missed in 2020.
Promoting Equity Through Workforce Innovations: Impact of Dental Therapy in Tribal and Indigenous Communities
This webinar discussed the historical and social contexts of oral health disparities experienced by tribal communities around the world and the evolution of dental therapy as a successful care model which supports locally representative, community-oriented, and culturally appropriate care for these populations.
This webinar had a discussion on how issues of access, equity, funding, policy, and stigma have impacted governmental and philanthropic responses to public health epidemics. The speakers provided an update on the current data related to the opioid and HIV syndemics.