Belonging and Civic Muscle

Belonging & Civic Muscle

An introduction to Belonging and Civic Muscle as a Vital Condition for Well-Being

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Bolder Advocacy

Resources and expertise to help nonprofits engage in advocacy work. Bolder Advocacy promotes active engagement in democratic processes and institutions by givin...

What is Health Equity

While the term health equity is used widely, a common understanding of what it means is lacking. What is health equity? By the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Equity Manifesto

The Equity Manifesto by Policy Link. Includes definition and explanation of equity as seen by Policy Link and partners.

Creating the Future

Creating the Future is a collection of people around the world, supporting each other in a 10 year experiment in systems change, to determine how much more huma...

Pronouns Usage Among LGBTQ Youth

This brief uses data from the Trevor Project’s 2020 National Survey on LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health to further explore pronoun usage among LGBTQ youth. The brie...

GLSEN Pronoun Guide

This guide was created to help people in school communities, like students and teachers, learn how to use people’s correct pronouns. The goal of this guide is...

POC Gatherings

North Sound ACH supports a space for dialogue for people of color (POC) as they navigate their individual and collective wellbeing. This is a virtual meeting sp...

North Sound Indigenous Futurity Alliance

The North Sound Indigenous Futurity Alliance is dedicated to supporting young leaders in the North Sound region while specifically holding space for the voices ...

There’s Heart Here

This video follows three indigenous members of the Two Spirit and LGBTQ community as they journey toward self-acceptance, supportive healthcare, and communities...

Democracy in Action: Election 2020

This webpage provides a compilation of resources on registering to vote, interacting with and assessing candidates, understanding ballots, and ensuring that the...

Community Paramedicine

This webpage provides background information, resources, links to organizations and upcoming events, and information about community paramedicine models and inn...

Community Paramedicine Brief

This document is adapted from the Rural Health Information Hub’s topic guide on community paramedicine. It provides an overview of community paramedicine ...

LGBTQ Youth Health Equity Data Brief

This report reviews data from 2018 surveys of 10th grade students in Washington on mental health, substance use, abuse, harassment, and bullying. It provides in...

Targeted Universalism: Equity 2.0

This presentation from john a. powell from 2016 outlines the concept of Targeted Universalism through a series of graphics and examples. 

didgʷálič Wellness Center

The didgʷálič Wellness Center is an organization that seeks to improve the health and wellness of all individuals suffering from substance use disorders and ...

Racial Equity Impact Assessment

This document provides an overview of Racial Equity Impact Assessments (REIA), how they are used, why they are needed, when they should be conducted, and what t...

Putting Equity At The Center

This paper makes the case for why collective impact initiatives must address inequity to be successful. It highlights a range of Opportunity Youth Forum (OYF) e...

Land Acknowledgement Brief

This brief explains the importance of land acknowledgements in building relationships with tribes, upholding tribal sovereignty, and recognizing the history of ...

Commons Good Podcast: Liz Baxter

Health happens in communities, in the spaces where we congregate, live, and work; where children go to school and play; and where we seek care and services. Nor...

Targeted Universalism

This short animated video explains the concept of targeted universalism and explains the difference between targeted universalism and more traditional policy ap...

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...

Communities WIN

Communities WIN is a community guide for dialogue and action. It is designed to help local leaders, as stewards, work together with others to transform their co...

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