Why Set Priorities?

Without focus and priorities all issues seem equally important. Priorities establish the greatest needs and opportunities for creating change. As you think about where to focus your efforts consider what factors most influence health and what change community members most want to see. Set priorities that catalyze assets, strengths, and public will.

What are the “Set Your Priorities” Core Competencies?

  • Community engagement
  • Focus on what’s important
  • Weaving mutual interests

How One Community is Setting Their Priorities


Healthy Montgomery

Healthy Montgomery is an ongoing process that includes periodic needs assessment, developing and implementing improvement plans, and monitoring of the resulting achievements. The process is dynamic, giving the County and its community partners the ability to monitor and act on the changing conditions affecting the health and well-being of County residents. Learn more…

Resources for Setting Priorities