Our Work in Action

Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
– Joel A. Barker
We provided technical assistance to The Conservation Fund (TCF) to deliver and plan an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) convening for 50 staff over 2.5 days in March 2015. Since the convening, we have provided…
In April and May 2015, CommonHealth ACTION collaborated with Susan G. Komen® to conduct 10 focus groups with female residents of the National Capital Region, including Washington, DC and Alexandria, VA, to gather information on…
CommonHealth ACTION is serving as technical and process advisors to Cummins, Inc. as they develop and implement their Global Health and Wellbeing Strategy. Cummins is a global company with over 70,000 employees worldwide, whose business…
CommonHealth ACTION is building the Port Towns community leaders’ capacity to improve health outcomes by addressing the social determinants of health. Collectively, the Port Towns include Bladensburg, Colmar Manor, Cottage City, and Edmonston located in…
In September 2013, CommonHealth ACTION received a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to conduct a one-year environmental scan to understand veterans’ historical context, key policies and trends related to mental health, and elevate…
CommonHealth ACTION is supporting the Cuyahoga County Board of Health with the design and implementation of a county-wide health improvement process called the Health Improvement Partnership-Cuyahoga (HIP-C). The purpose of HIP- C is to develop…
CommonHealth ACTION is supporting the Cuyahoga County Board of Health with the design and implementation of a county-wide health improvement process called the Health Improvement Partnership-Cuyahoga (HIP-C). The purpose of HIP- C is to develop…
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Since 2012, CommonHealth ACTION has been using a Collective Impact approach to build a community collaborative in Biloxi, MS. The newly formed East Biloxi Community Collaborative (EBCC) is housed in the Coastal Office of the…
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CommonHealth ACTION has partnered with Brown University and the Miriam Hospital to develop the Mississippi Faith in Action/HIV-AIDS Initiative. According to the 2011 National HIV Surveillance Report, Mississippi has the 7th highest rate of HIV…
Research CommonHealth ACTION conducted a national study entitled, Growing Older in America: How Prepared Are You? Four-hundred-and-four adults from over 37 states participated in an on-line national survey inquiring about their self-reported preparedness for growing…