Center for Collaborative Planning
The Center for Collaborative Planning (CCP) advances health and social justice through community building and grassroots leadership development. CCP offers training and technical assistance on core community change processes, including collaboration, community engagement, asset-based community development, participatory strategic planning, popular education and group facilitation.
2012 Diversity in the Health Professions Conference
The Center for Collaborative Planning will develop a mechanism to gather input about conference design from grantees, design a conference that is responsive to foundation objectives and grantee needs, coordinate and prepare speakers for conference and dinner participation, and design, produce and distribute conference materials that adhere to the California Wellness Foundation style guidelines.
2012 Diversity in the Health Professions Conference - Supplement
Additional funding is awarded to supplement TCWF's Conference on Increasing Diversity in the Health Professions for an additional half-day.
2012 Women's Health Conference
Building Healthy Communities: Support for the Implementation Phase
For the implementation phase of Building Healthy Communities (BHC) the Center for Collaborative Planning and the Center for Civic Partnerships are responsible for implementing peer learning and organizational development support for staff and key partners from the 14 sites who are facilitating the work in place. Support is provided through distance learning, regional and statewide convenings, responsive coaching, and managing of cross-site communications portals for problem-solving and resource sharing.
Connecting Health and Motivated People
This project aims to engage girls age 12 to 17 and adult allies across Sacramento County in preventing alcohol use. Not only do girls now drink more than boys, but they turn to alcohol and other drugs for serious reasons, such as avoidance of problems and stress relief, data suggest. CCP employs youth development principles and practices to meaningfully connect girls with adult partners who can offer support.
Connecting Health and Motivated People To Prevent Alcohol Abuse Among Girls in Sacramento County
The objective of this project is to engage girls age 12-17 and adult allies across Sacramento County with a targeted focus on the most vulnerable youth and populations in the prevention of alcohol use. Utilizing the engagement principles of the 6 Rs (Role, Relationship, Recognition, Respect, Reward, and Results), CCP provides leadership development and capacity building opportunities to coalition members as they develop and implement a mini-grants program and engage community members in best practices to prevent alcohol abuse among girls and young women across Sacramento County.
Diversity in Health Professions Conference 2013
CCP will develop, implement,and evaluate The California Wellness Foundation's 2013 Conference on Increasing Diversity in the Health Professions and the Champions of Health Professions Award dinner for a minimum of 250 participants. The requested funding will support program planning and logistics support functions associated with the project.
Home Visiting Programs Conference
In partnership with the Heising-Simons Foundation and in consultation with the California Home Visiting Program, PHI’s Center for Collaborative Planning will convene a Home Visiting Programs Conference. Overall conference goals are to inspire innovation, encourage collaboration and deepen learning across the wide array of stakeholders invested in long-term benefits for children’s well-being.
REACH Youth Development Initiative
The Center for Collaborative Planning provides training and technical assistance to nine community coalitions engaged in Sierra Health Foundation's regional youth development initiative in areas of coalition building, systems and policy change, race and health equity, sustainability, and collaborative leadership. Individualized coaching, peer learning, resource sharing of best practices, and cross-site convening are key mechanisms used to deliver support.
Women's Health Leadership Program
The Center for Collaborative Planning launched their regional Women's Health Leadership-San Joaquin Valley program in four counties in California's Central Valley. The program engages women leaders of nonprofit organizations serving low-income people and communities of color in a year long leadership development program, to enhance the infrastructure of nonprofit organizations in this region. The program will expand into four more Central Valley counties.
Women’s Health Conference 2013
This project will convene organizations funded by The California Wellness Foundation and other stakeholder to learn and explore issues of women's health. The objective for the grant is to develop, implement and evaluate a one-day conference on the issue of women's health.