Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Madison-Dane County Embeds Racial and Equity Capacity

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Organizational Change/ Development
Economic Stability
Healthcare Access and Quality
Neighborhood and Built Environment
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This case study outlines how Public Health Madison & Dane County (PHMDC) hired health equity coordinators to build capacity within PHMDC to promote racial health equity. Efforts included professional development and training among staff, strategic planning around equity, and forming a racial equity team within PHMDC.

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Advancing Racial Equity, Capacity Building, Improve Organizational Infrastructure

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