Hope Rising is an Accountable Community for Health collaborative. The organization’s Governing Board and Leadership Team consist of CEO-level executives and program directors and coordinators from health systems, Medicaid payer organizations, behavioral health organizations, criminal justice, education, elected officials, housing, long term care, payers, public health department, providers, philanthropy, county agencies, non-profit organizations, elected officials, workforce development and community members. We have partnered for many years on a wide variety of health improvement initiatives, and Hope Rising formalizes those partnerships in order to improve the health and wellness of Lake County. Hope Rising operates through four program areas, identified through the collaboratively-developed Community Health Needs Assessment. The four goals are health, economic development, education and healthy environment.