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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.
July 19, 2021

NEW Resource: Health and Safety for Young Migrants

We partnered with the Dignity Not Detention Coalition to create a resource outlining recommendations for what healthy, just, and supportive immigration policy can look like for unaccompanied youth immigrating to the US, without relying on detention or detention-like facilities.
June 22, 2021

Health Equity Tip: Establish Community Engagement Guidelines that Advance Power Sharing

HIP blog post by Megan Gaydos, Ana Tellez, and Raina Wellman revisiting one of our Health Equity Tips to uplift the way community power is a big slice of the pie when it comes to health equity work.
June 21, 2021

🔎 HIP seeks a Capacity Building Senior Program Associate

Apply by July 8, 2021! We're looking for someone with a passion for racial justice via organizational change plus skills in communication principles to make clear, usable guidance for public health organizations.
June 3, 2021

Walmart’s inadequate paid sick leave cost lives. It needs to change

Fortune commentary by William J. Barber II and Cynthia Murray on why Walmart must create a pandemic task force to prevent future COVID-19 outbreaks in its stores, featuring findings from our report in partnership with United For Respect.
June 2, 2021

Activist to Board: Walmart Employees Worked in Fear During Pandemic

Newsmax article by Charles Kim on workers' efforts to push Walmart to institute a workers' council following the retail giant's failure to provide employees with an accessible paid sick time policy.
June 2, 2021

Walmart workers ‘feared for their lives’ due to Covid, executives told

The Guardian article by Amanda Holpuch on Walmart workers' demands for creation of a workers' advisory council, featuring HIP's recent research on the need for a accessible paid sick time policy to support workers' health.
May 26, 2021

Expand the Vote, Advance Health Equity

Blog post by HIP Research Associate Martha Ockenfels-Martinez on how expanding access to, and strengthening support for full voter engagement is key for our collective health.
May 26, 2021

HIP Quarterly Newsletter: All the latest health equity highlights, research, and resources

Catch up on all the latest highlights from HIP with our quarterly roundup of our most recent research, advocacy, capacity building updates, and health equity news.
May 24, 2021

HIP is seeking an Operations Associate!

Can you help us find a passionate new Operations Associate to help strengthen internal operations for our growing team? Apply by June 3, 2021!