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Intersectoral action

Public Health Speaks: Public health’s role in community organizing

Explore the transformational power of community organizing in public health in this Public Health Speaks resource. Hear insights from experts on bridging partnerships, overcoming barriers and centering advocacy for health equity.

Learning from Practice: Joint Action for Equity – Fostering healthy aging through partnerships and social prescribing

This story from practice outlines how the Community Action and Resources Empowering Seniors (CARES) program worked with community non-profit organizations to prevent frailty and promote health, demonstrating an opportunity to enhance public health partnership. Social prescribing is highlighted as an intervention which supports client-centered action on the social determinants of health.

Climate change, population health, and health equity: Public health strategies and health and health equity benefits of five local climate solutions

The report encourages public health organizations and agencies to strengthen integration of climate change mitigation strategies into their work. Case studies are provided that tell the story of local public health organizations and agencies collaborating with municipalities and community groups to inspire and guide public health action.