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Open Arms Perinatal Services

Open Arms Perinatal Services is an organization that provides community-based support during pregnancy, birth, and early parenting, including doula care, childb...

Project Girl Mentoring Program

“Project Girl Mentoring Program is a non profit organization providing mentoring, educational and social activities to young women throughout Snohomish Co...

Shades of Divinity

Shades of Divinity, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to “promote reproductive justice and equity in Washington state by uplifting BIPOC families. ...

Black Coalition For Safe Motherhood

The Black Coalition for Safe Motherhood (BCFSM™) is an organization focused on healthcare advocacy education in the Black community. BCFSM™ empowers Black b...

Global Perinatal Services

Global Perinatal is a an organization working to provide support for perinatal and postpartum birthers, their partners. They provide education and connect famil...

Report: 2021 March of Dimes Report Card

This resource discusses the March of Dimes Report Card, providing insights into the current state of maternal and infant health across the U.S., including state...

Website: Roots of Empathy

An inclusive community building that supports children’s well being and breaks intergenerational cycles of violence and neglect. Roots of Empathy can be b...

Chelan County Jail & Reentry Program

“The Chelan County Jail and Reentry Program is a holistic approach to reintegration of incarcerated adults into society. Designed to address the complex n...

CHART Showing Success in Everett

“CHART (CHronic-Utilizer Alternative Response Team) is a program where people who have been identified as chronic users of emergency services get intensiv...

Grace Program – Whatcom County

“The Whatcom Ground-Level Response and Coordinated Engagement (GRACE) program is a community-based effort to find solutions for individuals who are high u...

Tulalip Tribal Court | Wellness Court

“Tulalip’s Healing to Wellness Court provides the support and resources necessary for our clients to begin living sober lives and reconnecting with thei...

Envision Equity: Resource Page

Envision Equity’s resource page is continually updated with CHW-curated content to support CCR-2109 programs, including CHWs, allies, and partners. With m...

Pathways to Population Health Equity

Pathways to Population Health Equity offers a framework, roadmaps, compass, and associated tools for public health practitioners to build a more prepared, resil...

Multilingual Resources on COVID-19

This blog post contains fact sheets, posters, multimedia resources, and links to live updates in multiple languages about COVID-19, its symptoms, and how to pre...

Greater than COVID Digital Toolkit

Doctors, nurses, researchers and community healthcare workers provide facts and dispel misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines in this FAQ video series.

BIPOC Patient Perspectives

This video collection of stories shares Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOD) patient perspectives. This collection was created by Mónica Koller, MS O...

Gender-Affirming Pediatric Care Toolkit

Transgender and gender diverse (TGD) children, adolescents, and their families are increasingly seeking out pediatricians and mental health providers for educat...

National Diabetes Prevention Program

This website is part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), which aims to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes through evidence-based lif...

Street Medicine Institute

The Street Medicine Institute (SMI) facilitates and enhances the direct provision of health care to the unsheltered homeless where they live. SMI does this by p...

PACT (Program of Assertive Treatment)

This website describes PACT (Program of Assertive Treatment), located in Bellingham. PACT is a multidisciplinary team of medical professionals including ARNPs, ...

GRACE and LEAD Programs

Ground-Level Response and Coordinated Engagement (GRACE) program provides intensive support to people who are frequent users of emergency medical services (EM...

North Sound Monkeypox virus resources

Compiled by North Sound ACH staff, a collection of Tribal, state, county, and other public health resources and anti-stigma literature. Updated weekly.

Shout Your Abortion

Shout Your Abortion is normalizing abortion and elevating safe paths to access, regardless of legality. SYA makes resources, campaigns, and media intended to ar...

Indigenous Knowledge Library

Indigenous knowledge—also known as traditional knowledge—refers to information, meanings, purposes, and values that Indigenous peoples have gathered, concep...

Community Coalition Instagram

This post shares information about a COVID-19 and Public Health Discussion through the organization Community Coalition.

COVID-19 Response

This website provides event information, resources, response funds, and public policies related to pandemic response in California.

5 Ways to Be an Ally During COVID-19

This article outlines 5 steps to being more of an ally to people and students during COVID-19 and beyond, from acknowledging privilege to sharing power and oppo...

A Great Divide: LA Equity Index

This resource highlights equity (or the lack thereof) in Los Angeles and maps out important factors that contribute to this challenge, including socioeconomic, ...

COVID-Nomics Mapping

This interactive tool maps coronavirus socioeconomic disparities in LA. It offers exploration by COVID-19 cases, vulnerable renters, proportion of people uninsu...

LGBTQ+ Health Equity Library

LGBTQ+ people belong everywhere. They deserve to live open, authentic lives without fear of discrimination, harassment, judgement, or violence. Despite decades ...

AAMC Guide to COVID-19 Tests and Testing

This guide focuses on the role of COVID-19 tests in surveilling and controlling the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides answers to commonly asked quest...

COVID-19 Testing Communications Toolkit

This website is intended to help people communicate the importance of COVID-19 testing. It provides various tutorials and materials to help clearly educate indi...

Coronavirus and Latino Health Equity

This website contains a curated collection by Salud America! of culturally relevant stories, infographics, webinars, and other resources on the COVID-19 pandemi...

Safety Net Dental Clinic Manual

This manual is designed to help safety net dental clinic staff with all aspects of clinic development and ongoing operations, including facilities and staffing,...

Provider Toolkit

This webpage is intended help educators, health providers, nonprofits, and other partners use the Starts with One campaign in their communities. It contains a t...

Medicaid Data Update, September 2020

This document highlights important findings across Medicaid project areas, including emergency department utilization, care coordination and diversion intervent...

Mobile-Portable Dental Care

This document provides an overview of mobile dental clinics and their role in helping address dental care needs for populations with limited access.

Dental Health Aid Therapists (DHATs)

This document provides an overview of the Dental Health Aide Therapists model and how it can address barriers in dental care in American Indian and Alaska Nativ...

Oral Health in Primary Care Integration

This brief introduces the Oral Health Delivery Framework, a conceptual framework for how to engage patients and families, and to make oral health preventive car...

Health Care Data 101

This informational guide introduces non-health sector professionals to health care data. This guide answers questions on topics such as health care data collect...

Achieving Equitable Outcomes for All

What is Targeted Universalism? Across people and places, vast disparities continue to exist in our nation—from health outcomes to education, to economic oppor...

Humane Housing and COVID-19

Safe, stable housing has long been a pressing concern among those who steward health and well-being. Humane housing is a central tenet of how much a family is a...

Care Coordination Toolkit

This toolkit is part of a series of toolkits that is intended to educate the general public about accountable care organizations (ACOs) and to support current a...

The America We Need

This interactive series of articles from the New York Times showcases the challenges COVID-19 has revealed and the opportunities for reimagining our future toge...

Health Equity and COVID-19

How we will experience coronavirus was in large part shaped before the pandemic. The policies and systems we inherited have had significant influence on the env...

Commons Good Podcast: Parisa Parsa

The Local Voices Network (LVN) is fueled by ordinary people sharing their voices in small-group, in-person discussions led by experienced conversation hosts in ...

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