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Center for Collaborative Planning

Engaging communities for action since 1994

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Past Projects

Conferences/Convenings

Convening on Women's Health
Funded by: The California Wellness Foundation
Period: 2007 - 2011

Provided convening and planning services for an annual statewide conference and award dinner for grantees of TCWF’s Women's Health priority area and other organizations and stakeholders who are working to improve the health of women in California.

Convening on Increasing Diversity in the Health Professions and Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award Dinner
Funded by: The California Wellness Foundation
Period: 2004 - 2011

Provided convening and planning services for an annual statewide conference and award dinner for grantees of TCWF’s Diversity in Health Professions priority area and other organizations and stakeholders working to increase diversity in the health professions.

California Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Public Forums
Funded by: California Department of Health Services, California Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program (CHDSP)
Period: January – June 2004

CCP coordinated and facilitated seven public forums throughout the State. Forum panelists included stakeholders from various sectors of the community because AB 1220 requires the establishment of a statewide Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention and Treatment Task Force. This Task Force will develop a State Master Plan to reduce morbidity and mortality and the economic burden of heart disease and stroke. Input from the forums provided the Task Force with immediate input on heart disease and stroke in the state. Participant responses were compiled in a site report, and a final report.

Agricultural Worker Health Program Grantee Convenings
Funded by: The California Endowment
Period: 2002 - February 2004

CCP planned and facilitated semi-annual statewide conferences for grantees, collaborating partners and community members working to improve agricultural worker health. The convenings were designed to promote networking, peer learning and the sharing of best/promising practices. Participants engaged in dialogue on the future of California's agricultural workers and shared their challenges as well as the types of support necessary to successfully impact change.

Mental Health Initiative Grantee Convenings
Funded by: The California Endowment
Period: 2001 - February 2004

CCP planned and facilitated semi-annual statewide conferences for grantees, collaborating partners and community members working on issues related to mental health service delivery. The convenings were designed to promote networking, peer learning, and the sharing of best/promising practices. In addition, the convenings were opportunities to hear from other experts in the field and to participate in skill-building workshops.

Falls Prevention Conference
Funded by: Archstone Foundation
Period: 2003

CCP helped plan and facilitate workgroup sessions for a statewide conference for academics, researchers, policy makers and service providers that focused on falls prevention among seniors. CCP facilitated sessions during which participants created elements of a statewide blueprint for action.

Asian and Pacific Islanders Convening
Funded by: The California Endowment
Period: 2003

Coordinated and conducted community outreach efforts for a special convening entitled "Working Together for Healthy Asian and Pacific Islander Communities: Funding Opportunities with The California Endowment," to assist organizations serving the Asian and Pacific Islander communities in the greater Sacramento and Fresno regions.

Regional Policy Convenings
Funded by: The California Endowment and The California Wellness Foundation
Period: 2002

CCP helped organize and facilitate a statewide series of convenings for grantees to learn about the budget crisis and its impact on health care.

Stakeholder Work Group for Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)
Funded by: California Department of Health Services
Period: 2002

CCP designed, in coordination with DHS staff, two day-long meetings with stakeholders from all over the state to discuss CHDP. CCP facilitated and recorded four separate workgroups developing findings and recommendations for CHDP.

Women's Health Leadership Alumni Convening
Funded by: The California Wellness Foundation
Period: 2000

Hosted the first WHL Alumni Convening entitled "Healing Ourselves in Order to Help Others Heal: Body-Mind-Spirit." Almost 200 WHL Alumni from the classes 1995 - 1999 attended, as well as friends and supporters of WHL.

Maternal and Child Health Conference
Funded by: California Department of Health Services
Period: 1995 - 1999

Conducted statewide annual Maternal and Child Health Conference for five years.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative
Funded by: The California Wellness Foundation
Period: 1996 - 2000

Provided planning and convening services for foundation staff, consultants and grantees.

Welfare Reform
Funded by: The California Endowment
Period: 1997 - 1998

Convened The California Endowment's grantees working on welfare reform issues.

Rural Health Summit
Funded by: The California Endowment
Period: 1996

Coordinated six regional forums in rural northern California to identify key issues and resources for The California Endowment for strategic planning purposes.