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Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments: 4-Part Webinar Series
Advancing Health Equity in Local Health Departments: 4-Part Webinar Series
December 2017 —

We’re excited to co-sponsor a 4-part webinar series to discuss the strategic practices outlined in HIP’s Health Equity Guide with national experts and local health departments advancing health equity. We’re hosting this series in collaboration with the Government Alliance on Race and Equity, the National Collaborative for Health Equity, and the National Association of County and City Health Officers’ Health Equity and Social Justice Committee.

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Make It Fair: California Prop 13 Reform Campaign Support
Make It Fair: California Prop 13 Reform Campaign Support
October 2017 —

In support of the Make It Fair campaign to reform commercial property tax in California, we are developing a set of materials to showcase how restoring county resources can advance health equity. We are also mobilizing public health to join the campaign, which is in its early stages.

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The Health and Equity Impacts of Expanded Access to Preschool: Cincinnati’s Fork in the Road
The Health and Equity Impacts of Expanded Access to Preschool: Cincinnati’s Fork in the Road
August 2016 —

An HIA of expanding access to preschool in Cincinnati, OH.

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An Assessment of the Health and Safety Implications of Coal Transport through Oakland
An Assessment of the Health and Safety Implications of Coal Transport through Oakland
June 2016 —

Assessment of the health and safety implications of transporting coal through Oakland.

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Planning for the Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in Northampton, Massachusetts
Planning for the Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in Northampton, Massachusetts
February 2016 —

A report looking at the health impacts of climate change in Northampton, Massachusetts. This report is unique in that it looks at climate change in a very local context, whereas most reports about climate change and health are on a state- or region-wide basis.

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Lobos CO2 Pipeline Health Impact Assessment (Case Story)
Lobos CO2 Pipeline Health Impact Assessment (Case Story)
June 2015 —

An HIA of a proposed carbon dioxide (CO2) pipeline project in Torrance County, New Mexico.

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Turning on the TAP: How Returning Access to Tuition Assistance for Incarcerated People Improves the Health of New Yorkers
Turning on the TAP: How Returning Access to Tuition Assistance for Incarcerated People Improves the Health of New Yorkers
May 2015 —

An HIA on a bill to reinstate tuition assistance for people in prison in New York State.

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School Discipline and Restorative Justice (Case Story)
School Discipline and Restorative Justice (Case Story)
September 2014 —

HIAs on School Discipline and Restorative Justice Polices in Los Angeles, Oakland, Salinas and Merced, California

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Restorative Justice and Health in Merced Schools
Restorative Justice and Health in Merced Schools
September 2014 —

Restorative justice and health in Merced schools; Improving health impacts through school discipline policy in Merced, CA.

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When Health is the Root Cause of Poor Education Outcomes: How Local Control Funding Formula Can Help Students Succeed
When Health is the Root Cause of Poor Education Outcomes: How Local Control Funding Formula Can Help Students Succeed
April 2014 —

A report on health and equity considerations to inform how money is allocated to California schools.

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Family Unity, Family Health: An Inquiry on Federal Immigration Policy (Case Story)
Family Unity, Family Health: An Inquiry on Federal Immigration Policy (Case Story)
June 2013 —

An examination of a continued policy of immigrant detentions and deportations at the federal level.

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Rapid HIA of School Integration Strategies in Minnesota
Rapid HIA of School Integration Strategies in Minnesota
April 2013 —

An HIA of a proposed policies to encourage school racial/ethnic integration in Minnesota.

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