November 11, 2020
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Feel All the Feelings to Fuel the Work Ahead

We're sharing our thoughts, and the imperative to continue the work—post-election.
November 9, 2020
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Join us for a webinar on Thursday, 11/12: Addressing State Violence as a Public Health Issue

Our love for peoples' movements for liberation is overflowing this week, but our work is far from over. In light of the election results, we're preparing for expected backlash. Join us Thursday, November 12th for a webinar on addressing state violence as a public health crisis.
November 4, 2020
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In This Together: Take a deep breath. Count the votes.

We're celebrating the powerful organizing and movement building that brought out voters in historic numbers. We're prepared, and we're in this together. Now take we're taking a deep breath and continuing the work to ensure #EveryVoteCounts!
October 26, 2020
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How To Prepare for a Delayed and/or Contested Election ➡ #DefendTheVote4PH!

It's our responsibility as public health practitioners to defend the vote for public health, now and post-election. We're preparing and organizing for the possibility of a delayed and/or contested election, and offering ways for you to connect and join us.
October 24, 2020
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New APHA Policy Statement: Advancing Public Health Interventions to Address the Harms of the Carceral System

APHA passes new policy statement authored by the End Police Violence Collective and endorsed by countless public health advocates and organizers including Human Impact Partners and Public Health Awakened, on the health harms of incarceration with recommendations for public health to move towards abolition.
October 21, 2020
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New Infographics: How CA Prop 15 will invest in health equity throughout California!

When we vote, we want to know how our choices will impact our families and communities. We partnered with the Yes On 15: Schools and Communities First campaign to create a set of infographics for California voters, illustrating exactly how CA Prop 15 will restore county resources and advance health equity across California.
October 20, 2020
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✅ We’re Voting for Health Equity! 2020 Election Actions, Tools, and Resources

Check out our 2020 Election Special for actions, tools, and resources to mobilize to defend the vote and advance health equity. Because this election, we have the power to transform the terrain that our collective health depends on.
October 15, 2020

5 Ways Health Departments Can Help Ensure Healthy Voting

A healthy democracy is critical for healthy communities, and health departments have a critical role to play to ensure that all communities have a say in the conditions and decisions that impact their lives. Here are five ways health departments can help ensure healthy voting and protect election integrity.
October 6, 2020
HIP CA Voter Guide: Prop 15-Yes, Prop 16-Yes, Prop 17-Yes, Prop 20-No, Prop 21-Yes, Prop 22-No

📣 Our 2020 CA Voter Guide: Public Health is on the Ballot!

Public health is on the ballot this November! In our new 2020 California Voter Guide, we're sharing our positions on several key propositions that will have a lasting impact on the health, wellbeing, and equity of our communities.
September 23, 2020
HIP Updates, Resources, and Tools to Build Health Equity

HIP Quarterly: New health equity resources, our latest research, mobilizing to #DefendTheVote4PH, and more!

What you'll find in this issue: resources for health departments to confront police violence, research on a more equitable model of housing development in Santa Fe and the health harms of ICE transfers, mobilizing to #DefendTheVote4PH, capacity building highlights, HIP's 2020-2024 Strategic Plan, and more!
September 17, 2020
Yes On 15: Public Health Phone Bank 09/22, 5:30-8:30pm PT

Public Health Phone Bank for Prop 15! Join us Tuesday, September 22 to put Schools and Communities First

Join us next Tuesday, September 22nd, 5:30-8:30pm for our public health phone bank to talk to your community about the critical need to pass Prop 15 to bring $12 billion per year into California's schools and local services.
September 14, 2020
Police Violence is a Public Health Crisis

How Health Departments Can Address Police Violence As a Public Health Issue

Our new resource offers 5 recommendations and specific actions for health departments to take to help end police violence.
August 25, 2020

NEW research and action tools! Stop ICE Transfers: Promoting Health, Unifying Families, Healing Communities

Research brief, media toolkit, and resources to address the health impacts of direct transfers from California prisons and jails to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
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
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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.