Human Impact Partners

May 23, 2023

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

Check out our May 2023 Quarterly Newsletter for all the latest highlights, updates, and resources – from our team, to you!
May 16, 2023

This Major Walmart Customer Pain Point Is Getting Worse

The Street article by Jena Greene on Walmart’s pandemic recovery, featuring HIP’s report on how lack of paid sick time at Walmart prolonged the pandemic and increased mortality.
May 11, 2023

As the Covid-19 Emergency Declaration Expires, Health Inequities Remain an Ongoing Crisis

Blog post by HIP Director of Policy & Organizing Clara Long on how emergency order interventions light the way to policies we still urgently need.
April 17, 2023

New Report Reveals Systemic Medical Neglect and Violence in CA Women’s Prisons

Op-ed by Amber Akemi-Piatt in Truthout on HIP’s research detailing the severe health harms of women’s prisons in California.
April 4, 2023

How the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule can advance racial and health equity

Build Healthy Places Network video blog post featuring HIP Housing Justice Program Director Will Dominie in conversation with Colleen Flynn on how the AFFH rule can support racial and health equity, and housing justice.
March 20, 2023

‘No concern for safety’: Deaths, allegations of abuse, controversy at Santa Rita Jail provoke community outrage

The Daily Californian article by Carolyn Yu about the death of Candice “Cody” Vanburen at Santa Rita Jail and community outrage at inhumane conditions in the jail, including HIP’s joint release after the death.
March 15, 2023

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

Check out our March 2023 Quarterly Newsletter for all the latest highlights, updates, and resources – from our team, to you!
March 10, 2023

Bay Area Civil Rights Organizations Release a Joint Statement After the 4th Death at Santa Rita Jail in 6 Weeks

The Davis Vanguard  article by Patty Yao on HIP’s joint statement with other Bay Area organizations calling to shut down Santa Rita Jail after the death of Cody Vanburen, the fourth person to die in the jail in six weeks.
March 8, 2023

HIP’s 2022 Year in Review

Check out HIP's 2022 Year in Review for a look back at what we accomplished in the past year, and some of the key lessons we learned along the way.
March 7, 2023

We’re hiring!

HIP seeks one intern to support the Bridging Partnerships and Strategies Program with evaluation, research, communications and narrative strategies. Learn more and apply by March 24 here!
February 24, 2023

From Crisis to Care: New Report Documents Health Harms of Women’s Prisons

Article in The Davis VanGuard by Belen Avelar on the release of our research report, From Crisis to Care: Ending the Health Harm of Women’s Prisons, and the need for investing in health-promoting community support instead of prisons.
February 17, 2023

We’re hiring!

HIP is seeking a Graduate Student Research Intern to support our Housing Justice and also likely Economic Security and Climate Justice policy-driven research projects. This is an exciting opportunity to leverage the power of health research, data, and advocacy for social justice. Learn more and apply here by March 3.
February 9, 2023

Writing New Narratives for Health

Nonprofit Quarterly article on the power of narrative to advance health equity, featuring a discussion of our Health Equity Narrative Infrastructure Project with County Health Rankings & Roadmaps.
February 6, 2023

Informational Webinar 2/9: Right to Counsel for Tenants Facing Eviction

Join HIP on February 9th at 12:30pm PT / 3:30pm ET for an informational webinar to learn about the Advancing Racial and Health Justice through Right to Counsel for Tenants facing Eviction (ARHJ) Sprint.
January 30, 2023

Things that moved us in 2022

Two years ago, we began a tradition of gathering together to compile and share the messages, readings, images, and more that energized us over the past year. From us to you, some of the things that moved us in 2022!
December 13, 2022

Build bridges with us!

Systems change requires building bridges. At HIP, we’re working to deepen relationships between health departments & organizers — because we believe that partnership is at the center of change. Build bridges with us by supporting our work today!
November 29, 2022

This #GivingTuesday, join us as we build power for health equity

Big, exciting changes are afoot at HIP, all designed to make us—and the movements we support—stronger forces for justice. Join the movement by donating today!
November 22, 2022

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

Check out the latest from HIP, including new NACCHO MAPP tools to build the capacity of health departments, updates on election organizing and APHA annual, application calls, housing justice updates, new HIP staff members, and more!
November 16, 2022

Applications open for our 2023 Power-building Partnerships for Health Cohort!

PPH is a 9-month program that cultivates powerful collaborations between local health departments and community power-building organizations — because social movements and public health belong together. Apply by January 7 2023 to be a part of the next cohort!
November 3, 2022

Our Homes, Our Health, Our Futures

Blog post by Housing Justice Program Director Will Dominie on HIP's newly formalized Housing Justice Program, with highlights of our vision and strategy for the year ahead.
November 2, 2022

HIP’s in Housing!

Read on to learn about our exciting new work at the intersection of health and housing, featuring our latest resource on housing and health for all, the creation of our new Housing Justice Program, and more.
October 18, 2022

All things HIP at APHA Annual 2022

Human Impact Partners is gearing up for #APHA2022 next month! Check out a range of opportunities to connect, learn from some of our partners, and take action—including options for virtual-only, and non-APHA members to engage.
September 23, 2022

We’re hiring!

Human Impact Partners is hiring a Senior Program Associate to join our new Housing Justice team. Applications are due October 13, 2022. Spread the word and apply here!
August 30, 2022

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

All the latest from HIP: Exciting new faces, roles, and projects; introducing HIP's two new programs; updates from our most recent advocacy & organizing, narrative change, research, and capacity building work; and so much more!
August 1, 2022

How Structural Racism Set Roe Up to Fall

Blog post by Jessi Corcoran on how the Roe decision fits into the past and present of White supremacy and reproductive control, plus what public health can do to advocate for reproductive justice for all.
July 11, 2022

Demonstrators at the Capitol Call for Overturning Colorado’s ‘Rent Stabilization’ Ban

9News article on organizing around housing justice in Colorado featuring a quote from a 2019 HIP research brief outlining the importance of rent stabilization in Colorado to support healthy communities.
July 5, 2022

Housing Justice is Public Health: California State Advocacy Update

Join HIP and Housing Now! on July 19th at 12pm PT to learn why housing justice is public health and what you can do to support safe and affordable housing for all Californians. Register here!
June 28, 2022

Resources on Power-sharing and Collaboration Between Health Departments and CPBOs

We’re excited to share 2 new sets of resources that guide government agencies and community power-building organizations (CPBOs) through the why and how of building and sharing power to advance health equity.
June 13, 2022

Join Us for HIP’s New Power-Building for Health Departments Webinar Series 6/23 & 7/26!

Join Human Impact Partners on Thursday, June 23rd at 10am PT and Tuesday, July 26th at 10am PT for a new 2-part webinar workshop series, Power-Building for Health Departments, geared toward health department leaders, staff, and partners. Register here.
May 26, 2022

Power-building Partnerships for Health: Lessons From Santa Barbara About Building Power to Protect Farmworker Health and Advance Health Equity

Article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice on Power-building Partnerships for Health, an innovative initiative that supports the redistribution of power to change social and political systems that shape health, co-authored by HIP Bridging Director Megan Gaydos.