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September 23, 2022

We’re hiring!

Human Impact Partners is hiring a Senior Program Associate to join our new Housing Justice team. Applications are due October 13, 2022. Spread the word and apply here!
August 30, 2022

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

All the latest from HIP: Exciting new faces, roles, and projects; introducing HIP's two new programs; updates from our most recent advocacy & organizing, narrative change, research, and capacity building work; and so much more!
August 1, 2022

How Structural Racism Set Roe Up to Fall

Blog post by Jessi Corcoran on how the Roe decision fits into the past and present of White supremacy and reproductive control, plus what public health can do to advocate for reproductive justice for all.
July 11, 2022

Demonstrators at the Capitol Call for Overturning Colorado’s ‘Rent Stabilization’ Ban

9News article on organizing around housing justice in Colorado featuring a quote from a 2019 HIP research brief outlining the importance of rent stabilization in Colorado to support healthy communities.
July 5, 2022

Housing Justice is Public Health: California State Advocacy Update

Join HIP and Housing Now! on July 19th at 12pm PT to learn why housing justice is public health and what you can do to support safe and affordable housing for all Californians. Register here!
June 28, 2022

Resources on Power-sharing and Collaboration Between Health Departments and CPBOs

We’re excited to share 2 new sets of resources that guide government agencies and community power-building organizations (CPBOs) through the why and how of building and sharing power to advance health equity.
June 13, 2022

Join Us for HIP’s New Power-Building for Health Departments Webinar Series 6/23 & 7/26!

Join Human Impact Partners on Thursday, June 23rd at 10am PT and Tuesday, July 26th at 10am PT for a new 2-part webinar workshop series, Power-Building for Health Departments, geared toward health department leaders, staff, and partners. Register here.
May 26, 2022

Power-building Partnerships for Health: Lessons From Santa Barbara About Building Power to Protect Farmworker Health and Advance Health Equity

Article in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice on Power-building Partnerships for Health, an innovative initiative that supports the redistribution of power to change social and political systems that shape health, co-authored by HIP Bridging Director Megan Gaydos.  
May 12, 2022

We’re hiring!

Human Impact Partners is hiring a Human Resources Manager and a Capacity Building Program Associate to join our incredible team and support our work centering equity and justice in the field of public health. Both applications are due June 3, 2022. Spread the word and apply here!
May 5, 2022

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

Catch up on all the latest from HIP – including a note from HIP on reproductive justice; the latest on our Health Equity Awakened Leadership Institute; a new resource for community organizers to engage with governmental public health departments; introductions to a crew of new HIP staff, and more!
April 22, 2022

HIP Intern Reflections: Getting Creative for a Climate and Health Movement

HIP blog post by former intern Raina Wellman on how public health can partner with artists and designers to create engaging visual communications to support movements for climate justice and health equity.
April 4, 2022

Rep. Chu, Rep. Escobar Join Advocates to Demand a Humane End to Title 42

Press call organized by Welcome With Dignity demanding the Centers for Disease Control put an end to the misuse of public health authority to unjustly expel refugees from our borders, featuring HIP Co-Director Solange Gould as a speaker.
March 29, 2022

Public Health 101 for Community Organizers: Tools to leverage the field to support your next campaign

This brand new guide is a tool to support community organizers to engage with governmental public health departments and identify opportunities to advance their campaign and policy change goals.
March 22, 2022

Leveraging Narrative Strategy for Health and Racial Equity: The NYC Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention’s Journey

Blog post on the power of using narrative change work to advance health equity, featuring an interview with Cindi Azuogu and Caroline Miller of the NYC Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention.
March 8, 2022

Racial Justice and Power-sharing: The Heart of Leading Systems Change

In this blog post, HIP co-directors Lili Farhang and Solange Gould reflect on the importance of centering racial justice and power-sharing for a truly transformative public health practice — and outline concrete steps for how public health leaders can do so.
February 24, 2022

We’re growing — join our team!

Check out 3 new full-time positions with Human Impact Partners: 1) Senior Research Associate, 2) Director of Policy and Organizing, and 3) Director of Capacity Building! These are exciting opportunities to support our social justice movement partners, as well as our public health allies, via a mix of strategies.   
February 2, 2022

Introducing our 2022 Health Equity Awakened Leadership Fellows

We’re excited to announce this year’s cohort of Fellows with HIP’s Health Equity Awakened Leadership Institute!
January 24, 2022

We’re Looking for a Database Contractor!

Human Impact Partners seeks an independent contractor to help us identify and implement a CRM/database solution for our organization. We would prefer to work with one contractor through the entire process and will consider an ongoing maintenance contract once the solution is up and running. Submit a proposal here.
January 11, 2022

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

Catch up on all the latest from HIP – including a new resource on organizing at the intersection of abortion rights and decriminalization; updates on our ongoing advocacy for equity-centered interventions to address the Covid-19 pandemic; our recent work around economic security and public health; and so much more!
January 6, 2022

2021 Edition: Things we read, watched, listened to, and laughed at that carried us through last year

HIP staff share and reflect on a few of the things that inspired us, moved us and got us through the past year.
December 30, 2021

Deep relationships = Deep impact

As the year comes to a close, HIP Co-Directors Lili Farhang and Solange Gould reflect on the strength and power of our relationships in the movement for health equity.
December 22, 2021

Amazon Is Rolling Back COVID Protocols in Its Warehouses. Workers Say It’s Premature.

The Markup article by Dara Kerr and Maddy Varner on how Amazon is putting its workers’ health in jeopardy by prematurely rolling back Covid precautions, featuring an interview with HIP Co-Director Lili Farhang and our recent letter urging Amazon to do more to protect its employees amidst the global pandemic.
December 21, 2021

We’re hiring!

Human Impact Partners is hiring a Program Director to lead our Bridging Partnerships and Strategies work! We’re looking for someone with a passion for visioning, designing, and leading systems change processes to achieve health equity, racial equity, and power-building. Spread the word and apply here!
December 14, 2021

Winter Solstice as a Metaphor for Abolition

Our Health Not Punishment Director Amber Akemi Piatt reflects on the winter solstice as an apt metaphor for abolitionist organizing.
December 1, 2021

Make a Year-End Gift to HIP!

Support our public health research and advocacy for economic justice this winter.
November 29, 2021

‘Over the edge’: Sacramento retail workers face tough holiday season amid record turnover

Sacramento Bee article by Jeong Park and Alexandra Yoon-Hendricks on retail worker conditions during the holidays, featuring HIP Co-Director Lili Farhang on the letter organized by HIP and signed by over 200 public health experts urging Amazon to improve conditions for workers.
November 24, 2021

Health Equity Tip: Develop a Meaningful Land and People Acknowledgment Practice

HIP blog post by Stephani Tyrance sharing our latest Health Equity Tip on how to develop a meaningful land and people acknowledgement practice as a tool to begin interrogating, deepening, and expanding public health's approach to Indigenous justice.
November 17, 2021

Public health experts push Amazon to improve working conditions

The Hill article by Chris Mills Rodrigo on a letter sent to Amazon by over 200 public health experts organized by HIP calling on the company to improve its workplace conditions, featuring HIP Co-Director Lili Farhang on the public health impacts of Amazon's inhumane workplace practices.
October 28, 2021

‘You can’t pay bills on $12 an hour’: Walmart employees left out of raises

Guardian article by Michael Sainato on the urgent need for increased wages at Walmart, featuring HIP’s recent research on the massive health benefits that would result from a $5 an hour wage increase at America’s largest employer.
October 12, 2021

Building Power Across Movements for Health Justice

HIP Co-Director Solange Gould on building a thriving health justice ecosystem in a blog post for Harvard Law School's digital Health Justice Symposium.