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
Quote from statement: "Just as we must treat gun violence as a public health epidemic, we must root out white supremacy and directly confront white nationalism.

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.
September 11, 2018

Open Position: Program Director, Health Instead of Punishment

We're looking for a Program Director for our Health Instead of Punishment Program, to lead our national work to advance an alternative vision for our criminal and juvenile justice systems. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of leveraging the power of public health to strengthen the movement for justice reform.
May 21, 2018
2018-2019 Fellows

Announcing the 2018-2019 Health Equity Awakened Leadership Institute Fellows

Welcome 2018-2019 Health Equity Awakened Leadership Fellows We’re excited to announce our newest Health Equity Awakened Leadership Fellows! Over the course of the 12-month program, HIP’s Leadership Institute will curate space for these leaders to dive deeply into strategies that advance racial and social justice in public health, data-driven framing, […]
March 27, 2018

Work at HIP: We’re Looking for an Operations Director!

HIP is hiring an Operations Director. The Operations Director will be responsible for overseeing HIP's operational systems in support of our mission. This includes leading all human resources, finances, and our internal equity-focused organizational development.
March 6, 2018

New Research on Public Health Benefits of Community-Based Sentencing for Parents in Louisiana

| Press Release | Human Impact Partners and Operation Restoration release report on the public health benefits of community-based sentencing for parents in Louisiana. One in 12 children in Louisiana have had an incarcerated parent. Human Impact Partners joined up with Operation Restoration to assess the health and equity impacts of […]
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 […]