Community Solutions Action Plan Self-Assessment Tool

For those who have already created Community Solutions Action Plans (CSAPs), The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading has created an online self-assessment tool that allows you to review the six aspects of your CSAP. 

For those who have not, learn more here...

Talking About Income Inequality

Topos research for the Ford Foundation establishes a set of framing principles that can help communicators more effectively engage audiences on job quality issues like minimum wage and paid sick leave. This memo considers how the recommended strategy relates to the current widespread conversation about income inequality – and also reflects earlier Topos research experience on topics related to inequality.

Oregon Values and Beliefs Project

From the project website:

The Oregon Values and Beliefs Project serves a multitude of purposes, perhaps most important—is to provide information to policymakers and interest groups about regular Oregonians and how they really feel about the most fundamental issues of the day.  The political discourse of our state, and our nation, is often driven by presumptions about public attitudes.  The goal of this project is to test the validity of some of these presumptions.

View the report here.

What does the public think about CCOs?

Early in the life of Coordinated Care Organizations, NWHF conducted research about public perception, understanding and support for this new model of healthcare delivery. What follows is a summary of that research, presented at a statewide summit meeting in July 2012.

Download it here (PDF | 1.9MB)

2010 Public Opinion Poll: Health Priorities of Oregonians

Northwest Health Foundation funded this public opinion research conducted by DHM Research, revealing areas where Oregonians want health dollars spent.

“It’s clear Oregonians understand health is about so much more than the health care debate raging nationwide,” said NWHF's David Rebanal. “It is about access to health care, but it’s also about what we can do as a state to make it easier for people to make healthy choices.”

Download it here (PDF | 177k)