This podcast is about strengthening the health and wellbeing of historically underinvested communities. Every episode offers new ideas and practical advice that you can apply today.


We’ve been talking a lot about “design thinking” on this podcast lately.
Now, it’s your chance to get involved in Catalyst, our award-winning training program that teaches an approach to problem…

When Venice Family Clinic, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCLAC), and Food Forward joined Catalyst, CCI’s award-winning design thinking program, they were curious about what foo…

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Interfaith Community Services of San Diego saw a tsunami of people seeking emergency food and shelter. “We’re seeing people we’ve never seen before,” said…

The coronavirus is changing the way we work.
Stay-at-home orders, self-quarantining, and social distancing have made remote work our new reality, as we all do our part to flatten the curve. Here at C…

Blake Gregory is the medical director at Alameda Health System and an alumna of Catalyst, CCI’s design thinking program. In this Peer Workshop, she shares how human-centered design methods now play…

In this webinar, Joanne Benham, Emma Fay and Mira Green, staff and stakeholders at the Community Action Partnership in San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO), share how they have leveraged human-centered design too…

In this webinar, Timiza Wash, a Catalyst 2019 alumni and Anti-Trafficking Program Manager at WEAVE, shares how to create the conditions for deep and meaningful engagement with clients and end-users….

Teen Monologues, a project of the Teen Wellness Programs of the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO), is a dynamic and interactive show written by its teen performers. Now in its 1…

Co-design sessions engage stakeholders and bring more insight to your solution direction. Design these sessions to be engaging and collaborative through a creative approach.

The East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC), is a nonprofit organization that provides after-school and summer programs in the areas of art, education, jobs, and wellness to youth ages 5 to 24….

The Draw your Experience research activity is a way to gather more rich information from your stakeholders than a standard survey or interview.

WEAVE, a Sacramento-based nonprofit organization, is the primary provider of crisis-intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County, and the county’s o…

Staff at LAC + USC Primary Care Adult West Clinic had a problem.

Catalyst 2019 Informational Webinar
CCI hosts an informational webinar for safety net healthcare organizations and community-based organizations interested in applying to Catalyst.
Laura Blumenthal,…

La Clínica de la Raza is piloting the integration of clinical office assistants into the care team.

Vista Community Clinic developed a training process and other standardized tools for their care coordinators.

On this webinar, we heard 20 pointers from Chris Conley of TwoBit Ventures on how to develop a compelling presentation.
Chris shares some reminders related to talking points and visuals that can help…

Ravenswood Family Health Center created a flyer to educate patients about what health issues warrant a visit to the emergency room versus their health center. 

Community Health Center Network set out to explore how it might better manage patients with chronic low back pain.

Asian Health Services developed patient-centered tools and workflows to better educate and connect patients to behavioral health services.

Tips for how to reframe your problem and start to prioritize which opportunities to start with.

A huge part of developing your human-centered design capabilities is constantly reflecting on what you’ve tried and learned during the process.

How To

On a Word document or some sort of electr…

In CCI’s Catalyst program, we offer tips and tricks for how to leverage your smartphones to capture and create effective videos.

WHO SHOULD WATCH THIS WEBINAR?
This is useful for individuals who h…