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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.
October 12, 2021

Walmart could help its workers live longer — if it boosts base pay by $5 an hour, nonprofit leader says

MarketWatch Value Gap column by Levi Sumagaysay featuring a Q&A with HIP Co-Director Lili Farhang on findings from our research looking at the health equity impacts of a $5 an hour raise at Walmart.
October 12, 2021

NEW Research: $5 an Hour Raise at Walmart Would Transform Health and Well-being

Our latest research brief looks at the massive benefits to public health and health equity that would result from a $5 an hour wage increase at Walmart.
October 8, 2021

Zooming In and Speaking Out — Why You Should Join Our Action Hour

HIP blog post by Nikki Ramsy spotlighting public health workers taking action together during Public Health Awakened's Action Hour.
September 28, 2021

‘Every Day Is Frightening’: Working for the Top U.S. Employer Amid Covid

New York Times article by Chris Colin examines how Walmart's unsafe working conditions and poverty wages have exposed thousands of workers to danger and economic instability throughout the pandemic, featuring findings from HIP's recent research in partnership with United for Respect.
September 14, 2021

Bill aims to improve work conditions for California warehouse employees

Orange County Register article by Kevin Smith, on a bill that aims to protect California warehouse workers from claims of abusive quota systems – featuring HIP's recent research in partnership with Warehouse Workers Resource Center.
September 9, 2021

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

Catch up on all the latest from HIP – including a new guide for health equity and racial justice in healthcare, research on just immigration policy for unaccompanied youth, organizing updates, capacity building highlights, and so much more.
July 27, 2021

Health Equity Tip: Work on the Shared Root Causes of Health Inequities and Climate Injustice

HIP blog post by Solange Gould sharing our latest Health Equity Tip on how health departments can work with communities to address the shared root drivers of health equity and climate justice.
July 22, 2021

Webinar July 29: Health Equity Guide for Healthcare Transformation and Accountability

Join us next Thursday, July 29 at 10am PT / 1pm ET for a HealthBegins webinar introducing a new guidebook, "Bringing Light & Heat: A Health Equity Guide for Healthcare Transformation and Accountability" created in partnership with HealthBegins, Health Leads, JSI, SIREN at UCSF, and HIP.