June 23, 2016

Addressing Race & Power to Advance Health Equity: An Infographic

| By Dawn Haney | As HIP works with more community partners and public health departments to advance health equity, we’re looking for new ways to talk with folks about what we mean by equity. This Equity Infographic contains user-friendly, visual content to share with organizations or individuals who may be less […]
February 8, 2016

We Thought it was Good, but not THIS Good: Community Participation in HIA

| By Kim Gilhuly & Holly Avey | When we started this evaluation of how the field of HIA is doing at encouraging community participation in HIA, we have to admit, we had low expectations. But the results are in, and they are much more encouraging then we thought they […]
February 6, 2016

Our Politics are Killing Us

| By Rajiv Bhatia | Today’s blog post is written by Dr. Rajiv Bhatia, a physician, health scientist, Principal of The Civic Engine, and co-founder of HIP. The post was first published on December 18, 2015 by Medium.  Doctors train to find the diseases behind the symptoms and signs. But, […]
December 10, 2015

Report-back from National Public Health and Criminal Justice Convening

| By Lili Farhang | On November 9, Human Impact Partners and the Vera Institute of Justice co-convened over 40 criminal justice advocates and public health practitioners from around the country at a groundbreaking, first of its kind convening. The event grew out of the idea that health and justice […]
March 30, 2015

Was “Race Together” Wrong?

| By Sara Satinsky | Starbucks’ short-lived “Race Together” campaign, in which baristas wrote the phrase on coffee cups, generated lots of conversations – and lots of controversy. Was it a good idea, but poorly implemented? Did it succeed, however slightly, in nudging the nation to talk about racism? Or […]
January 26, 2015

Organizing the Narrative for Health Equity: Minnesota Department of Health Leads with Race

| By Evan Bissell, Catherine Harrison and Susie Levy | UC Berkeley School of Public Health and Department of City & Regional Planning For more information about the basis of this post, visit our web-based narrative. Health agencies across the country are working to develop leadership in advancing health equity. […]
January 12, 2015

Using an Inside-Outside Strategy to Build Power and Advance Equity

| By Jonathan Heller | HIP recently started the Public Health and Equity Cohort, a group of twelve emerging leaders from public health agencies around the country who are coming together to build their leadership to advance equity within their departments. In developing the 15-month curriculum for the Cohort, we […]