Collaboration in action: How federal agencies work with local communities to create better health equity
The Health and Equity Collaborative, an initiative from the Department of Health and Human Services, meets regularly to create more equitable health policies, programs and practices in the western region. Commander Matthew C. Johns, the region’s health administrator, shares three lessons from the collaborative’s work that agencies can use to improve health equity and support underserved communities.
Building state-federal partnerships in California during COVID-19
To respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, California has emphasized intergovernmental collaboration with the new California Federal Partners for COVID-19 task force. In just a few months, the group has helped build and strengthen communication and coordination between local, state and federal government leaders in the state.
Three tips to help you collaborate across agencies and sectors
Dave Smith, partner and CEO of X Sector Labs, offers recommendations to help organizations form partnerships across sectors and agencies. Successful collaboration is key to any organization achieving its mission and serving its communities.
Teleworking 9 to 5: Tips for working from home
Agencies are increasingly asking their employees to work remotely in response to COVID-19, but many are not used to working from home on a regular basis. Discover three guidelines for teleworking to help you remain effective.
One lesson from the 2018 Sammies winners
Collaboration was a common theme among the 2018 Service to America Medals winners. Margaret Moeser from the Justice Department and Karen Dodge from the Federal Trade Commission teamed up to stop criminals from using Western Union’s money-transfer services to defraud consumers.