The Chronicles of Health Impact Assessment (CHIA) published Volume 3, Issue 1 in June 2018. The issue includes a review of the Health Equity Guide by Human Impact Partners, among other articles by members of the Society of Practitioners of Health Impact Assessment.
Welcome 2018-2019 Health Equity Awakened Leadership Fellows We’re excited to announce our newest Health Equity Awakened Leadership Fellows! Over the course of the 12-month program, HIP’s Leadership Institute will curate space for these leaders to dive deeply into strategies that advance racial and social justice in public health, data-driven framing, […]
The St. Louis American article by jusTizz on Missouri's efforts to change state law to charge 17-year olds as juveniles, referencing HIP's November 2017 report, "Raise the Age: Protecting Kids and Enhancing Public Safety in Michigan."
Los Angeles Sentinel article by Charlene Muhammad, on a research project of The California Work and Family Coalition and HIP, to uncover the health and equity impacts of paid family leave policies for people who work and care for a loved one.
Center for American Progress article by Caroline Scown, on the impacts of the Trump administration's immigration policy agenda to education and equity, with reference to HIP's June 2013 report, "Family Unity, Family Health."
Baton Rouge The Advocate letter by Dr. Eric Griggs in support of Louisiana's House Bill 264 (Primary Caretaker bill), referencing HIP's March 2018 report, "Keeping Kids and Parents Together: A Healthier Approach to Sentencing in Louisiana."
WitnessLA article by Taylor Walker with California bill updates on criminal and juvenile justice reform efforts in the state, with reference to HIP's January 2017 report, "Juvenile InJustice: Charging Youth as Adults is Ineffective, Biased, and Harmful."
HIP is hiring an Operations Director. The Operations Director will be responsible for overseeing HIP's operational systems in support of our mission. This includes leading all human resources, finances, and our internal equity-focused organizational development.
Lansing State Journal op-ed by Renee Canady on Michigan's adult prosecution of 17-year olds as a public health issue, referencing HIP's November 2017 report "Raise the Age: Protecting Kids and Enhancing Public Safety in Michigan."
| Press Release | Human Impact Partners and Operation Restoration release report on the public health benefits of community-based sentencing for parents in Louisiana. One in 12 children in Louisiana have had an incarcerated parent. Human Impact Partners joined up with Operation Restoration to assess the health and equity impacts of […]
| By Amy Bush Stevens, Health Policy Institute of Ohio | At the Health Policy Institute of Ohio, we’re committed to pushing for a health policy agenda that takes into consideration all the factors beyond medical care that shape our health. Over the past few years, we’ve been filling our […]
Spark Policy Institute blog post by Lauren Gase and Taylor Schooley on public health solutions to juvenile justice issues, highlighting efforts across the country including HIP's November 2017 report, "Raise the Age: Protecting Kids and Enhancing Public Safety in Michigan."
MassLive article by Anne-Gerard Flynn on the upcoming "Ounce of Prevention" conference, where our own Kim Gilhuly, Director of the Health Instead of Punishment Program at HIP, will be leading a workshop on the role of public health in addressing mass incarceration.
Huffington Post article by Paul J. Fleming and William D. Lopez on the detrimental health impacts of the immigration enforcement system in the U.S. within the context of potentially ending the DACA program, citing our 2013 Family Unity, Family Health report.
Health Affairs Blog post by Marjory Givens, David Kindig, Paula Tran Inzeo, and Victoria Faust on the need to address power as a determinant of health in research and in relationship with community organizers, with a shout out to Public Health Awakened.
The Denver Post article by Danika Worthington highlighting health equity work by Jefferson County Public Health, with a quote by our Co-Director, Lili Farhang, on the importance of addressing the causes of the causes of health inequities.