January 10, 2018

Open Call for Rapid-Response Health Impacts Research

Human Impact Partners has funding from the Health Impact Project (a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts) to partner with grassroots community organizing groups on rapid-response health impacts research in support of an active issue campaign. Examples of our health impacts research are available […]
July 12, 2017
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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 […]
June 7, 2017

New Research on Youth Arrests and Diversion Aim to Keep Michigan Kids Healthy and Successful

| Press Release | Lansing, MI — Human Impact Partners and the Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency released companion reports examining both Michigan youth arrests and diversion from formal court involvement. These new research reports add to the growing evidence that juvenile diversion works better than arrest and/or formal court adjudication. […]
March 16, 2017

New Report on Riverside County Budget Decisions to Improve Community Safety

| Press Release | This report is part of a collaborative effort between the ACLU of Southern California, Starting Over Inc., Straight Talk Inc., and Human Impact Partners to review the impacts of the local criminal justice system on community health in Riverside County. Riverside, CA — In the face […]
February 2, 2017

New Report on the Health Impacts of Charging Youth as Adults

| Press Release | Researchers and community organizers collaborated on an in-depth analysis of the health impacts to youth and families when 14 to 17-year olds are charged as adults. Oakland, CA — Trailing on the win of Proposition 57, juvenile justice advocates and public health researchers want to make […]