June 29, 2020

Health Workers Call for Housing Protections During and After COVID-19 Pandemic

We know that access to stable, safe, and affordable housing is critical for health and well-being. Raise your voice about how important housing justice is for public health and sign our health worker letter today to demand housing protections during and in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic!
June 24, 2020

Event: Join us on 7/8 for Policing as a Public Health Issue – Diving Deeper into Police Abolition

Human Impact Partners is excited to host another opportunity for public health practitioners to engage in conversation about policing as a public health issue. Join us on Wednesday, July 8, at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET for a deeper look at police abolition as a strategy for health equity.
June 10, 2020

HIP Happenings: COVID-19 response, advocacy for housing justice, defunding the police, etc

What you'll find in this issue: resources to advance equity in response to COVID-19, examples of our advocacy and organizing work, an update on our Health Equity Awakened leadership institute, examples of our most recent presentations, and much more.
June 2, 2020

Black Lives Matter — HIP Statement

HIP statement in solidarity with Black Lives Matter.
March 12, 2020
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HIP is looking for a Communications Director

Human Impact Partners is looking for a Communications Director. Applications due by 4:00 pm PT, April 2, 2020.
March 3, 2020

Snippets of health equity in 2020: HIP research, advocacy, org updates and more

What you'll find in this issue: our newest research publications, highlights from capacity building work across the nation, advocacy updates, and a welcome to our new Co-Director, Solange Gould.
February 18, 2020

Home is Where Our Health Is: Policies to Improve the Health of Renters in Milwaukee and Beyond

Research report in collaboration with Community Advocates Public Policy Institute in Milwaukee to examining how the affordability, quality, and stability of housing affect the health of renters, and developing policy recommendations that will improve housing, health, and equity for renters in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin.
February 4, 2020

NEW research! Liberating Our Health: Ending the Harms of Pretrial Incarceration and Money Bail

Research report examining the harms of pretrial incarceration and money bail on health and equity through 6 pathways: economic insecurity, loss of employment, loss of housing, conditions of confinement, inadequate healthcare, and loss of social support and community cohesion.
February 3, 2020

Summer 2020 Graduate Research Intern Position

Human Impact Partners is looking for a Graduate Research Intern for summer 2020! The person filling this role will help support HIP research initiatives through analyzing data using quantitative and qualitative research methods, writing up research findings for reports, issue and policy briefs, and more. Applications due by March 2, 2020.
January 7, 2020
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Meet Our New Co-Director

We are writing with the exciting news that Solange Gould will join Lili as Co-Director of Human Impact Partners in February 2020. We are delighted to bring Solange's vision, experience, care, and values to our team at HIP.
December 24, 2019
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Closing out 2019, ready for 2020 and beyond!

What you'll find in this issue: our newest research out of Florida, the latest in our organizing work with public health practitioners, highlights from work across California to advance equity, advocacy updates, and saying good bye to our co-founder and co-director Jonathan Heller.
December 16, 2019

Share what you can to help us get stronger in 2020

If you believe public health can do better to achieve health equity, if  you believe public health can be a better partner in moving structural reforms that create barriers for so many — share what you can today to help us be even stronger in 2020.
December 12, 2019
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*NEW* Research — Our Homes, Our Health: Ensuring Climate and Housing Justice for Florida’s Manufactured Home Communities

Research report in partnership with Manufactured Housing Action (MHAction), revealing intersecting threats — of exploitative community owner practices, destructive climate disasters, and ineffective disaster recovery programs — to the health and well-being of Florida’s manufactured home community residents.
December 3, 2019
Photo of Jonathan Heller with a quote asking for financial contributions to HIP.

Goodbye for now, thank you, and a final request

Friday is my last day at Human Impact Partners. After 14 years, I’ll be leaving HIP in the incredibly capable hands of the HIP team: my long-time co-leader and thought partner, Lili Farhang, our dedicated Board, and HIP’s amazing staff...
November 15, 2019

Make a Year-End Gift to HIP!

We are excited to learn and change, and we need you with us. Please make a year-end gift and invest in HIP’s journey — our journey.
October 29, 2019

All Things HIP in Philadelphia at APHA Annual 2019

The Human Impact Partners team heads to APHA this weekend, and Tuesday is a bonanza of opportunities to hear about our work and meet up with us. We look forward to centering health equity and justice together with you in Philly!
October 3, 2019

Legislative advocacy updates, save the date for happy hour at APHA, new blog posts, and more quarterly HIP updates

What you'll find in this issue: exciting legislative updates from California, upcoming opportunities to plug into Public Health Awakened, our latest blog posts, Alameda County job opportunities, and much more.
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 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
August 7, 2019
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HIP Statement Against White Nationalist Violence

We at Human Impact Partners are feeling the anguish, fear, and pulls of despair over the mass shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton — all within a week. We, like a lot of you, are both numb and heartbroken. It’s hard to constantly face the volume of mass shootings we are collectively witnessing across the US...
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.
July 3, 2019

Catch HIP in Orlando at NACCHO Annual 2019

Come say hi to Amber, Ana, and Jonathan at the NACCHO Annual Meeting in Orlando July 9 to 11. Join us for a Public Health Awakened happy hour on Tuesday and come participate at our sessions on power, health equity, and immigration on Wednesday and Thursday.
June 18, 2019

Leadership Transition and Continuity at Human Impact Partners

Dear Friends, I am excited to share that after almost 14 amazing years leading Human Impact Partners, I will be stepping down as Co-Director in December . . .
May 27, 2019

Upcoming Webinar: Advocating for More Equitable Lead Poisoning Prevention Policy

Advocates working on lead poisoning prevention policy are invited to join us on 6/17 for a 1-hour webinar to discuss how elected and government officials can develop and implement policies that center equity and support the needs of communities most impacted by lead poisoning.
April 30, 2019

Springtime Opportunity to Become a Health Justice Advocate

Are you a health professional living or working in Alameda County who believes in health equity and wants to get more involved in criminal justice reform efforts? If so, read on!
March 29, 2019

HIP Happenings: research, advocacy, and health equity capacity building updates for early 2019

Catch up on our research releases, advocacy activities and resources, and health equity capacity building updates from early 2019. Issues in this issue: payday lending, lead poisoning prevention, and law enforcement violence.
February 4, 2019

Career Opportunities in the Research Team

Human Impact Partners is looking for a Research Associate and 2 Summer Research Interns.
December 19, 2018

2018 Fall/Winter Research, Capacity Building, and Advocacy HIP Happenings

Catch up on our capacity building updates, advocacy updates, and research releases across immigration, paid leave, and energy insecurities. Plus team updates and more!
December 13, 2018
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Coming in January: Monthly Tips and Tactics to Advance Health Equity

We're launching a new monthly email series with concrete tips on how to advance health equity in your organization. Make sure you're signed up to receive "Health Equity Capacity Building Updates"!
October 25, 2018
HIP is looking for a new team member. Applications due by 11/16.

We’re Hiring: Public Health Organizer

Human Impact Partners is looking for a Public Health Organizer! The person filling this role will help mobilize public health professionals across the US to engage in social justice movements through Public Health Awakened and our other research, advocacy, and capacity-building projects at HIP. Applications due by November 16, 2018.