Bridging Health & Community
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 Our May 2017 symposium embraced the potential of community agency. A report of the symposium was included as part of our  March 2018 report . The full program is available  online . Many of the presenters described their work ahead of the symposium ( see series ). Many of the participants shared their reflections afterwards ( see series ), and some shared  resources and tools . The symposium’s major sponsors were The California Endowment, Kaiser Permanente & the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Our May 2017 symposium embraced the potential of community agency. A report of the symposium was included as part of our March 2018 report. The full program is available online. Many of the presenters described their work ahead of the symposium (see series). Many of the participants shared their reflections afterwards (see series), and some shared resources and tools. The symposium’s major sponsors were The California Endowment, Kaiser Permanente & the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

 Our March 2018 report describes what we have done over the last 12 months, including our first national symposium, exploring how the 12 Principles can be applied in practice, and sharing our message with health care and health philanthropy.

Our March 2018 report describes what we have done over the last 12 months, including our first national symposium, exploring how the 12 Principles can be applied in practice, and sharing our message with health care and health philanthropy.

 Our March 2018 tool helps leaders in health to explore how they can work with communities in a more inclusive, responsive and participatory manner.

Our March 2018 tool helps leaders in health to explore how they can work with communities in a more inclusive, responsive and participatory manner.

 Each July in 2016, 2015 and 2014, we have held an invitation-only meeting of practitioners working with communities in difficult social circumstances. 

Each July in 2016, 2015 and 2014, we have held an invitation-only meeting of practitioners working with communities in difficult social circumstances. 

 What would happen if the design, implementation and evaluation of health interventions became something that we do  with  communities rather than  to  them?

What would happen if the design, implementation and evaluation of health interventions became something that we do with communities rather than to them?

 Our March 2017 report presented everything we had learned since 2013 through our emerging understanding of the importance of agency to health. It includes a detailed rationale for each of the principles, abstracts of the presentations from the Creating Health Collaborative's 2016 meeting (see below), a series of commentaries on our 2015 report, and a description of the evidence linking agency to health.

Our March 2017 report presented everything we had learned since 2013 through our emerging understanding of the importance of agency to health. It includes a detailed rationale for each of the principles, abstracts of the presentations from the Creating Health Collaborative's 2016 meeting (see below), a series of commentaries on our 2015 report, and a description of the evidence linking agency to health.