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April 12, 2024

We’re hiring!

We’re looking for a Director of Capacity Building! This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team of staff to vision, design, and implement systems change processes to advance health equity and racial justice in governmental public health and allied public health organizations. Learn more and apply here.
March 28, 2024

HIP Urges Biden to Close California’s Adelanto Immigration Detention Center

In coordination with the Dignity Not Detention coalition, HIP joined the UCLA Labor Center to urge the Biden administration to close southern California’s Adelanto immigration detention center in light of its historic and severe health harms.
February 27, 2024

Webinar: Developing Transformative Health Department and Community-Based Organization Partnerships

Join us on Tuesday, March 26th, from 1-2:30pm ET / 10-11:30am PT for a resource release and panel discussion on developing transformative partnerships between health departments and community-based organizations. Hosted in partnership with CDC Foundation, and with the generous support of Kaiser Permanente.
December 19, 2023

Breaking the predatory lending debt cycle — call for state policy

Article by Chloe Harnar and Akinori Minagawa in the Springfield News-Leader on the city’s exploitative payday loan industry, referencing HIP’s 2019 report “When Poverty Makes You Sick The Intersection of Health and Predatory Lending in Missouri.”
December 14, 2023

Support HIP’s work to build capacity for health equity!

This summer, HIP’s Capacity Building team launched Capacity Building (CB) Moments, a multi-media short series that shares stories of the health equity work we do and the people we do it with. Support our work today to help us continue to build capacity for health equity 💫
November 30, 2023

Celebrating the fruits of collaboration

As the year comes to a close, we’re celebrating a historic win for racial, housing, and health justice everywhere — and looking back at the years of building power, relationships, and movements that made it possible. Join us today in continuing the work of creating a resilient ecosystem of housing […]
November 15, 2023

How Central Valley Farmworker Communities Are Tackling Climate Change

KQED article by Tyche Hendricks on climate resilience strategies emerging in hard-hit agricultural communities in California’s Central Valley and the need to ensure funding gets to those most impacted by climate change, featuring a quote by HIP Co-Director Solange Gould.
November 14, 2023

Capacity Building Moments Episode 2: Power in Partnerships

Human Impact Partners’ Capacity Building team is excited to share the second episode of our series: Capacity Building Moments #2: Power in Partnerships, featuring three examples of governmental public health and community partnerships who are working together to build power for health equity.
June 13, 2023

Powerful Partnerships for Healthy Communities: A Video Series

Our new video series, Powerful Partnerships for Healthy Communities, tells three stories that illustrate how innovative community-government collaborations across the country are building power for health equity together. Watch the videos here!
April 4, 2023

How the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule can advance racial and health equity

Build Healthy Places Network video blog post featuring HIP Housing Justice Program Director Will Dominie in conversation with Colleen Flynn on how the AFFH rule can support racial and health equity, and housing justice.
March 20, 2023

‘No concern for safety’: Deaths, allegations of abuse, controversy at Santa Rita Jail provoke community outrage

The Daily Californian article by Carolyn Yu about the death of Candice “Cody” Vanburen at Santa Rita Jail and community outrage at inhumane conditions in the jail, including HIP’s joint release after the death.
March 10, 2023

Bay Area Civil Rights Organizations Release a Joint Statement After the 4th Death at Santa Rita Jail in 6 Weeks

The Davis Vanguard  article by Patty Yao on HIP’s joint statement with other Bay Area organizations calling to shut down Santa Rita Jail after the death of Cody Vanburen, the fourth person to die in the jail in six weeks.
February 24, 2023

From Crisis to Care: New Report Documents Health Harms of Women’s Prisons

Article in The Davis VanGuard by Belen Avelar on the release of our research report, From Crisis to Care: Ending the Health Harm of Women’s Prisons, and the need for investing in health-promoting community support instead of prisons.
February 17, 2023

We’re hiring!

HIP is seeking a Graduate Student Research Intern to support our Housing Justice and also likely Economic Security and Climate Justice policy-driven research projects. This is an exciting opportunity to leverage the power of health research, data, and advocacy for social justice. Learn more and apply here by March 3.