Imagining a healthier future doesn’t start with how to pay for it. Communities must first develop a shared view of what a healthier life could be.
The case for investing in the long-term health and well-being of communities, based on what those communities value.
Including community members in decisions about evaluation can improve the community’s capacity to effectively manage and control change.
Four ways to improve community evaluation so that it helps build, rather than erode, social progress.
Three principles for solving complex, systemic problems like improving community health.
Solutions to social problems are often hidden in the most obvious places, masquerading as problems.
Four practices that can help people establish common intent; sense emerging needs and solutions; and collectively prototype, create, and evolve innovative health models and relationships.
How a “lean startup” approach can help create an effective community-based program.
Eight tools for building inclusive, community programs to address health and other social issues.
Blending practices and theory to improve health outcomes outside the clinical setting.