September 9, 2019

Lead crisis must have public, swift solution

The Daily Targum editorial piece on lead contamination in Newark and the right to clean water, referencing HIP's 2019 "Achieving Equity in Lead Poisoning Prevention Policy Making" Consensus Conference Summary Report.
September 5, 2019

Building Momentum Towards Equity in Public Health

HIP blog post by Megan Gaydos on the ways health departments are using a power analysis to advance health equity.
August 29, 2019

Act now to protect well-being of your Lyft, Uber drivers in California

California is on the brink of passing legislation to protect gig workers' economic security and well-being. Call your state representatives to tell them why this is a public health issue they must act on.
August 29, 2019

The Mental and Physical Toll on Gig Economy Laborers

Allure article by Elizabeth King on the physical and mental health impacts of the gig economy referencing HIP's report, "Driving Away Our Health: The Economic Insecurity of Working for Lyft and Uber" in collaboration with Gig Workers Rising.
August 21, 2019

Health Equity Summit to Be Held in Indianapolis Wednesday, August 28

WBIW article on the upcoming Health Equity Summit in Indianapolis hosted by Health by Design, in partnership with the Indiana Public Health Association, Indiana State Department of Health, and Marion County Public Health Department.
August 13, 2019

Report: When Lyft and Uber decrease pay, driver health suffers

SF Examiner article by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez featuring HIP researcher Martha Ockenfels-Martinez discussing HIP's report, "Driving Away Our Health: The Economic Insecurity of Working for Lyft and Uber" in collaboration with Gig Workers Rising.
August 13, 2019

*New Research* Driving Away Our Health: The Economic Insecurity of Working for Lyft and Uber

Research report in collaboration with Gig Workers Rising, examining the health impacts of driving for a ride-hail company like Lyft or Uber
July 26, 2019

Legislative wins in Michigan & Tennessee for #HealthNotPunishment plus new HIP research and other updates

What you'll find in this issue: a new framework to evaluate racial equity of youth diversion programs, advocacy updates in Michigan and Tennessee, health equity capacity building updates, a warm welcome to our newest teammates, and much more.
June 7, 2017

Children of undocumented parents are safe from deportation, but not from fear

Chicago Tribune article by Samantha Max covering the mental health impacts faced by children with undocumented parents, related to our June 2013 report, Family Unity, Family Health.
January 10, 2017

Dane County, Department of Corrections downplay impact of parole revocations

Cap Times article by Lisa Speckhard covering the high rates and negative health impacts of people being incarcerated for breaking conditions of their parole, not for committing additional crimes, related to our December 2016 report Excessive Revocations in Wisconsin: The Health Impacts of Locking People Up Without a New Conviction.
June 23, 2016

Getting More Formerly Incarcerated People Into Public Housing

Citylab article by Brentin Mock covering the increased acceptance rates of formerly incarcerated applicants to Oakland public housing, related to our May 2016 report The Long Road Home: Decreasing Barriers to Public Housing for People with Criminal Records.
January 26, 2016

How Fears of Deportation Harm Kids’ Education

The Atlantic article by Melinda D. Anderson covering the mental health impacts faced by children with undocumented parents, related to our June 2013 Family Unity, Family Health report.