January 2, 2018

Should Police Violence Be Viewed as a Public Health Issue?

KQED article by Audrey Garces on the case for police violence as a public health issue, with references to HIP's Public Health Awakened work and our 2015 Stress on the Streets Health Impact Assessment research.
November 27, 2017

National study to focus on juvenile car theft epidemic in Pinellas

Tampa Bay Times article by Lisa Gartner and Zachary T. Sampson about the start of a new study hoping to stop juvenile auto theft, referencing HIP's role in the study and Health Instead of Punishment Program.
November 21, 2017

What It Feels Like to Be Kept in Los Angeles Prisons When You’re a Teen

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange article by Karina Saidi on how teenagers experience incarceration, referencing HIP's 2017 Juvenile InJustice Health Impact Assessment research.
November 13, 2017

¿Podría decirse que hoy en día existe ‘apartheid’ en Los Ángeles?

La Opinión article on changing demographics and displacement of communities of color in LA, with a reference to HIP's 2015 Health Impact Assessment of the proposed Reef development project in South Central Los Angeles.
November 10, 2017

El futuro de los hijos de los TPSianos bajo fuego; ¿qué pasará con estos niños?

Hoy article by Selene Rivera on how children will be affected by changes in U.S. immigration policy, with a reference to HIP's 2013 report to assess how immigration policy impacted the health and well-being of children living in mixed-status families.
November 7, 2017

Los Angeles is quickly becoming a place exclusively for the white and rich

The Knock article by Jacob Woocher on housing issues in LA, with a reference to HIP's 2015 Health Impact Assessment of the proposed Reef development project in South Central Los Angeles.
November 5, 2017

#TaxesAreGood for public health

Public Health Newswire post on the Public Health Awakened #TaxesAreGood campaign at the APHA Annual Meeting in Atlanta.
October 23, 2017

‘Bad Boys’ no more: Juvenile arrests decrease, report says

Florida Politics article by Mitch Perry coverage of recently released "Stepping Up" report, analyzing the use of civil citations as a diversion method to arresting youth in Florida (HIP served on the advisory committee for this study).
September 28, 2017

Panel on women’s rights in prisons comes to UMass

The Massachusetts Daily Collegian article by Alvin Buyinza on the "Women Behind Bars: Public Health and Criminal Justice Reform" panel held by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
September 27, 2017

Grassroots Bus Service Brings Healing Touch To Inmates And Families

Side Effects, Public Health Personal Stories article by Emily Forman on the positive health impacts of maintaining family bonds while incarcerated, highlighting research findings by HIP and the Ella Baker Center among others.
September 24, 2017

Plan calls for keeping primary guardians out of prison in nonviolent cases

Boston Globe article by Laura Crimaldi covering Massachusetts legislation related to our September 2017 report, Keeping Kids and Parents Together: A Healthier Approach to Sentencing in Massachusetts.
August 28, 2017

Public Health, Juvenile Justice System Reformers Are on Common Ground

Op-Ed by Kim Gilhuly published on the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange discussing our June 2017 report, Reducing Youth Arrests Keeps Kids Healthy and Successful: A Health Analysis of Youth Arrest in Michigan.
July 14, 2017

Pediatrician: Fearing ICE, immigrant parents ‘are preventing children from getting medical care’

DailyKos article by Gabe Ortíz on the health impacts of families living in fear of deportation, with data points from our 2013 report Family Unity, Family Health. 
June 14, 2017

Once Prisoners, Now Justice Reform Advocates

Wisconsin Public Radio article by Gretchen Brown on how EXPO Wisconsin works to end mass Incarceration In Wisconsin and beyond, related to our December 2016 report, Excessive Revocations in Wisconsin: The Health Impacts of Locking People Up without a New Conviction.
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.
March 20, 2017

California lawmakers unveil a list of bills meant to keep children out of the juvenile justice system

Los Angeles Times article by Jazmine Ulloa covering California legislation, related to our February 2017 report, Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful.
February 15, 2017

Study Stresses Dangers of Charging Youth as Adults

Youth Radio article by Desmond Meagley discussing our February 2017 report, Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful.
February 6, 2017

Charging Youth as Adults has Public Health Impact, Report Says

The Chronicle of Social Change article by Jeremy Loudenback discussing our February 2017 report, Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful.
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.
July 13, 2016

Study Advocates Inclusive Public Housing for People with Criminal Records

KPFA 94.1 Berkeley Radio story on soundcloud discussing barriers to public housing for people with criminal records — related to our May 2016 report, The Long Road Home: Decreasing Barriers to Public Housing for People with Criminal Records.
July 11, 2016

Oakland rejects coal terminal, sets example on climate change

The Sacramento Bee article by Linda Rudolph and Kenan McGonigle on Oakland City Council's decision to ban the handling and storage of coal in the city — related to our June 2016 report, An Assessment of the Health and Safety Implications of Coal Transport through Oakland.
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.
June 22, 2016

When Parents Face Deportation, Their Children’s Mental Health Suffers

"All Things Considered" NPR story by Adrian Florido on the health impacts of deportation, related to our June 2013 Family Unity, Family Health report.
April 1, 2016

Promoting Health Impact Assessments

Stanford Social Innovation Review article by Lili Farhang and Jonathan Heller, discussing how to bring the social determinants of health into the policymaking practice using Health Impact Assessments.
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.