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November 29, 2022

This #GivingTuesday, join us as we build power for health equity

Big, exciting changes are afoot at HIP, all designed to make us—and the movements we support—stronger forces for justice. Join the movement by donating today!
November 22, 2022

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: Health equity highlights and updates

Check out the latest from HIP, including new NACCHO MAPP tools to build the capacity of health departments, updates on election organizing and APHA annual, application calls, housing justice updates, new HIP staff members, and more!
November 16, 2022

Applications open for our 2023 Power-building Partnerships for Health Cohort!

PPH is a 9-month program that cultivates powerful collaborations between local health departments and community power-building organizations — because social movements and public health belong together. Apply by January 7 2023 to be a part of the next cohort!
November 3, 2022

Our Homes, Our Health, Our Futures

Blog post by Housing Justice Program Director Will Dominie on HIP's newly formalized Housing Justice Program, with highlights of our vision and strategy for the year ahead.
November 2, 2022

HIP’s in Housing!

Read on to learn about our exciting new work at the intersection of health and housing, featuring our latest resource on housing and health for all, the creation of our new Housing Justice Program, and more.
October 18, 2022

All things HIP at APHA Annual 2022

Human Impact Partners is gearing up for #APHA2022 next month! Check out a range of opportunities to connect, learn from some of our partners, and take action—including options for virtual-only, and non-APHA members to engage.
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.