October 10, 2019

Senate panel passes bills to try 17-year-olds as juveniles in crimes

Bridge article by Riley Beggin about Michigan's move to change the age of which criminal defendants are considered adult from 17 to 18, referencing HIP's 2017 report, "Raise the Age: Protecting Kids and Enhancing Public Safety in Michigan."
October 7, 2019

A Link to the Future

Palm Springs Life article by Maggie Downs on the push to construct the CV Link referencing HIP's 2015 report, "CV/Link: Connecting the Coachella Valley, Health Impact Assessment."
September 9, 2019

Lead crisis must have public, swift solution

The Daily Targum editorial piece on lead contamination in Newark and the right to clean water, referencing HIP's 2019 "Achieving Equity in Lead Poisoning Prevention Policy Making" Consensus Conference Summary Report.
August 29, 2019

The Mental and Physical Toll on Gig Economy Laborers

Allure article by Elizabeth King on the physical and mental health impacts of the gig economy referencing HIP's report, "Driving Away Our Health: The Economic Insecurity of Working for Lyft and Uber" in collaboration with Gig Workers Rising.
August 21, 2019

Health Equity Summit to Be Held in Indianapolis Wednesday, August 28

WBIW article on the upcoming Health Equity Summit in Indianapolis hosted by Health by Design, in partnership with the Indiana Public Health Association, Indiana State Department of Health, and Marion County Public Health Department.
August 13, 2019

Report: When Lyft and Uber decrease pay, driver health suffers

SF Examiner article by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez featuring HIP researcher Martha Ockenfels-Martinez discussing HIP's report, "Driving Away Our Health: The Economic Insecurity of Working for Lyft and Uber" in collaboration with Gig Workers Rising.
July 6, 2019

Census important for public health

The Daily Sentinel opinion piece by Courtney Midkiff on the role of public health and specifically the Meigs County Health Department in Ohio, to shape and use the census to advance public health.
June 2, 2019

California makes strides in juvenile justice, but more must be done

San Francisco Chronicle opinion piece by Spencer Whitney on juvenile justice reform in California, referencing HIP's 2017 report, "Juvenile Injustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful."
May 9, 2019

Justices to rule on census citizenship question, with much more than voting rights at stake

Yahoo News article by Kadia Tubman on the potential consequences, including for health, of adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
March 24, 2019

Payday loans are bad for your health, study says. Springfield residents share stories

Springfield News-Leader article by Jackie Rehwald on a press conference to release the HIP report, "When Poverty Makes You Sick: The Intersection of Health and Predatory Lending in Missouri."
March 12, 2019

Advocates lobby against predatory loan companies

KOMU 8 article by Antoinette Miller, on Missouri Faith Voices lobby day in Jefferson City, MO, where they distributed HIP's February 2019 research report, "When Poverty Makes You Sick: The Intersection of Health and Predatory Lending in Missouri."
March 12, 2019

Supes Re-Affirm Big Changes To Urban Shield Training Program

SF Gate article by Bay City News Service on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors vote on 3/12/19 to make sweeping changes to the controversial "Urban Shield" law enforcement training program. Our Health Instead of Punishment Program Director, Amber Akemi Piatt, was present at the meeting and is quoted in the article.
March 11, 2019

Debate: Emergency preparedness in Alameda County, after the end of militarized Urban Shield program

KPFA Radio segment featuring HIP's Health Instead of Punishment Program Director, Amber Akemi Piatt, debating the shuttered Urban Shield program in Alameda County with a representative of the Sheriff's County Department.
February 28, 2019

Do Health Impact Assessments Promote Healthier Decision Making?

Issue Brief from Pew's Health Impact Project detailing findings from a national study of the perspectives of HIA stakeholders, which HIP was on the expert panel of.
January 24, 2019

Opinion: Health impact of tear gas at the border staggering

East Bay Times opinion piece by HIP's Health Instead of Punishment Program Director, Amber Akemi Piatt, on the federal administration's response to migrants seeking asylum on the southern US border.
January 23, 2019

Criminalizing Undocumented Youth in Texas and Beyond Is Causing PTSD

Youth Today opinion piece by Martha Ockenfels-Martinez, HIP Research Associate, on the health impacts of detention and deportation practices in the Rio Grande Valley and the value of grassroots organizing to build youth power.
January 2, 2019

Public Health Workers Must Join the Struggle for Immigrant Justice

Truthout article by Nicole L. Novak, as part of the "After the Raid" series, interviewing Sari and Lili on the role of advocacy in public health.
December 13, 2018

Achieving Equity in Lead Poisoning Prevention Policy Making

Philanthropy News Digest item on HIP's report synthesizing discussions from a convening of lead exposure and prevention experts about equity impacts in the areas of residential lead service line replacement, lead testing in water at schools and licensed childcare facilities, and testing and remediation of lead-based paint hazards in housing.
October 17, 2018

Texas Report: Deportation Fear Hurts Health of Whole Immigrant Community

Youth Today article by Julie Miller on HIP's latest Family Unity, Family Health research update, on the health impacts to mixed-status families of local law enforcement working with federal immigration officials in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas.
September 23, 2018

State Violence Is at the Root of Health Inequities

Truthout article by William Lopez and Paul Fleming, on how public health research and programs can move upstream in addressing health inequities, with reference to HIP and our Public Health Awakened network. This article is part of the Truthout Series "After the Raid."
September 10, 2018

Wisconsin’s Crimeless Revocation Problem

Madison 365 article by David Dahmer on the practice of re-incarcerating individuals on probation or parole based upon minor infractions or simple allegations, referencing HIP's 2016 health impacts research on the issue.
September 4, 2018

#CloseMSDF Campaign Aims to Reduce Wisconsin Incarceration

Shepherd Express article by Alison Henderson, on a campaign to close a detention center in Wisconsin, referencing HIP's 2016 health impacts research on incarceration due to revocations.
August 1, 2018

CITY OF EVANSTON: Evanston Health and Human Services Director Evonda Thomas-Smith Completes Health Equity Fellowship

North Cook News press release publication on Evonda Thomas-Smith's completion of HIP's Health Equity Awakened Leadership Institute.
June 28, 2018

HIP featured in Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment Journal

The Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment (CHIA) published Volume 3, Issue 1 in June 2018. The issue includes a review of the Health Equity Guide by Human Impact Partners, among other articles by members of the Society of Practitioners of Health Impact Assessment.
May 29, 2018

Discovering the Spectrum of Values in the Public Health Workforce

deBeaumont Foundation blog post by Lizzie Corcoran on how public health workers can and must show up with values to advance population health.
May 20, 2018

California Assembly District 15 candidates talk at forum on health equity

The Daily Californian article by Sakura Cannestra on a candidate forum co-hosted by HIP, BARHII, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and the Public Health Justice Collective.
May 9, 2018

Missouri must ‘Raise the Age’ for juveniles to be prosecuted as adults

The St. Louis American article by jusTizz on Missouri's efforts to change state law to charge 17-year olds as juveniles, referencing HIP's November 2017 report, "Raise the Age: Protecting Kids and Enhancing Public Safety in Michigan."
May 3, 2018

Paid Family Leave survey

Los Angeles Sentinel article by Charlene Muhammad, on a research project of The California Work and Family Coalition and HIP, to uncover the health and equity impacts of paid family leave policies for people who work and care for a loved one.
May 3, 2018

Countering the Effects of Trump’s Immigration Policies in Schools

Center for American Progress article by Caroline Scown, on the impacts of the Trump administration's immigration policy agenda to education and equity, with reference to HIP's June 2013 report, "Family Unity, Family Health."
May 1, 2018

Joyce Foundation awards $14.2 million in grants to reduce gun violence, broaden educational and economic opportunity, achieve cleaner air and water in Great Lakes

Longview News-Journal article via PR Newswire on new Joyce Foundation grants, including HIP's funding to conduct a health and equity analysis of policies to prevent lead exposure in drinking water.