June 5, 2019

Share your experience: Survey on Health Department-Community Organizer Collaborations

Community organizers can be excellent partners for local and state health departments to meaningfully engage communities and advance equity. If you work at a health department and you or your staff have collaborated with community organizers, we would love to hear about your experiences! Please take and/or share this 15 minute survey!
February 14, 2019

Evaluation Finds Health Equity Guide widely used

In its first 18 months, over 23,000 people from 90 countries visited HIP’s Health Equity Guide website. Our recent evaluation reveals that hundreds of local and state health department staff are using the Health Equity Guide to advance health equity — both internally within their departments and externally with communities and other government agencies. Check out how the resource is influencing public health practice...
November 26, 2018

New Case Study: Los Angeles County Diverts Justice-Involved Youth

Los Angeles County Health Agency (CA) is advancing health equity by establishing the Division of Youth Diversion and Development to equitably promote youth well-being and life opportunities by limiting early contact with the justice system.
November 26, 2018

New Case Study: Rice County Conducts Equity Analysis and Develops a Health Equity Plan

Rural Rice County Public Health (MN) used a small grant to complete a health equity organizational assessment and develop a health equity plan to build department and community momentum to advance health equity.
July 12, 2017

New Resource Helps Health Departments Build Power for Health Equity

| Press Release | Oakland, CA — After years of struggling to close health disparities, a new movement has taken root: health departments are taking on racial and social justice. Health departments are confronting the power imbalances and forms of oppression at the root of health inequities, changing the conversation about […]