Grassroots Organizing and Community Engagement in Alabama

Grant Details

Grant Program

Building Capacity for Health Advocacy

Organization

Alabama Arise

Year

2024

Scope

AL

Grant Amount

$75,000

Links

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The second installment of a two-year grant to Alabama Arise to support their efforts to strengthen grassroots organizing and community engagement, to work proactively toward policies and practices that will improve the health and well-being of people in Alabama.

More From Alabama Arise

Below are several blog posts featuring Alabama Arise’s work to improve the health and well-being of Alabamians.

Healing Narratives: Advocacy Partners Share Their North Stars

Original publication date: December 2023 As the end of the year approaches, we’re taking a moment to reflect. For this month’s issue we’re sharing words of wisdom directly from a few of our grant partners, in the form of two short videos showcasing their answers to our beloved interview question, “what is your guiding principle…

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The Impact of Medicaid ‘Unwinding’ and Resources

Background Beginning April 1st, several state Medicaid programs began the long and drawn out process of redetermination – verifying eligibility information for current enrollees and slowly dis-enrolling people based on changes in income or household size. As a result, millions of beneficiaries who currently have health coverage through Medicaid will be disenrolled from the program…

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Resources for the Unwinding Public Health Emergency

Background Beginning April 1st, several state Medicaid programs began the long and drawn out process of redetermination – verifying eligibility information for current enrollees and slowly dis-enrolling people based on changes in income or household size. As a result, millions of beneficiaries who currently have health coverage through Medicaid will be disenrolled from the program…

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Beyond Grantmaking: Alabama Arise

A Building Capacity for Health Advocacy grant expanded the Cover Alabama initiative, adding dedicated field staff and substantially growing coalition membership.