West Philadelphia Skills Initiative: Additional tools and templates

West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (University City District) has provided the following documents to help illustrate their strategies to build an inclusive workforce:

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The partners, sources, team members, advisors, and practitioners behind this project.

Can Hospitals Heal America's Communities?

Tyler Norris, Vice President of Total Health Partnerships, Kaiser Permanente and Ted Howard, President and co-founder, The Democracy Collaborative, make the case for a new anchor mission for healthcare institutions.

Hospitals Building Healthier Communities

In this research report, David Zuckerman of The Democracy Collaborative offers an in-depth exploration of the leading edge of hospitals innovating to build community wealth.

The Anchor Dashboard

The Democracy Collaborative's set of indicators designed to help institutions reflect and assess broadly the long-term impact of their anchor-mission activities—particularly their impact on low-income communities.

EMS Corps: Additional tools and templates

Key documents illustrating the strategies used by EMS Corps to build an inclusive workforce.

Project REACH: Additional tools and templates

Key documents illustrating the strategies used by Johns Hopkins Health System's Project R.E.A.C.H to build an inclusive workforce.

University Hospitals: Additional material

A presentation from University Hospitals of their strategies to build an inclusive workforce.


A network of healthcare leaders formed to champion the business case for investing in frontline workers.

Aspen Workforce Strategies Initiative

Improving access to quality training and employment for low-income adults.

Employer-Assisted Housing Resources

Resources to help design employer-assisted housing programs that can help facilitate building a more inclusive, local workforce.

Atlanta CareerRise: Additional Material

An overview of the Atlanta Beltline Workforce Partnership in Healthcare.