The Practical Playbook II
Board member's Kim Foreman and Sandra Chappelle of The Center for Achieving Equity co-authored a book chapter in The Practical Playbook II on community development.
The definitive guide to the secret sauce of improving public and population health
Nontraditional collaborations have produced some of the most sweeping, health-improving results in recent memory. But whether it's public/private, cross-discipline, or interagency, the formula for identifying these partnerships -- not to mention making them work -- remains very much in progress. The Practical Playbook II is the first resource to elucidate what works (and what doesn't) when it comes to collaborating for change in and around health. It brings together voices of experience and authority to answer this topic's most challenging questions and provide guideposts for applying what they've learned to today's thorniest problems. Readers will find answers to common and advanced questions around multisector partnerships, including: · Identifying sectors and actors that can help to collaborate to improve health · Best practices for initial engagement · Specifics related to collaborations with government, business, faith communities, and other types of partners · The role of data in establishing and running a partnership · Scaling up to maximize impact and remain sustainable · The role of financing · Implications for policy Written in practical terms that will resonate with readers from any background and sector, The Practical Playbook II is the resource that today's helping professions need -- and a roadmap for the next generation of health-improving partnerships.