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Health Equity & Social Justice

6 Ways Climate Change Harms Health in California (2016)

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Farm To Table Talk with Michael Dimock (2016)

Michael Dimock, MA, director of PHI's Roots of Change, joins Rodger Wasson, a podcaster and food and agriculture reporter for this conversation...

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SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States (2016)

In January 2016, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service released the latest update of SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention To...

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Advancing Health Equity: Case Studies of Health Equity Practice in Four Award-Winning California Health Departments (2015)

Download the case studies.  Call any local health department in the United States and, chances are, you won't have much trouble findin...

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Climate Change, Health, and Equity: Opportunities for Action (2015)

  Climate change and health inequities are the greatest global health threats of the 21st century. In this report, PHI's Center for Cl...

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Community Close-Ups (2015)

Frequently, the neighborhoods where many residents grappling with poor health are the very same places where many people are living in poverty. And...

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Impact Evaluation of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program with Michigan Harvest of the Month in Schools (Grades K-8) (2014)

This report summarizes findings prepared for the Michigan Fitness Foundation and Michigan Department of Education from a quasi-experimental interve...

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Opening Doors and Opportunities for Girls: A Title IX Compliance Check List (2014)

Top 14 questions to ask and act on Title IX is an important federal law that requires school districts and schools to provide equal access, res...

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Why We Need Climate, Health, and Equity in All Policies (2014)

In a commentary for the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Population Health Improvement, PHI's Dr. Linda Rudolph and Solange Gould call...

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Economic Empowerment Strategies for Adolescent Girls (2013)

This report by PHI's Let Girls Lead provides a needed policy analysis of economic empowerment programs for adolescent girls in the Gl...

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Rising Uninsured Rate Among Low-Income Women Ages 18-64 in California (2012)

Using mainly 2009 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS 2009) collected after the initial effects of the recent, severe economic downturn, this ...

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California's Smoke-free Workplace Act: Ending Exemptions - Finding Equity (2011)

Provides overview of current limitations to protections for workers from workplace secondhand smoke and highlights labor code exemptions that, if e...

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A Vision to Transform Health and Social Equity in California and the U.S. (2010)

As a pioneer in creating healthy communities for more than a decade, Partnership for the Public’s Health (PPH) sees the opportunity to build ...

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BARHII Framework (2010)

The BARHII Framework, which describes the problem areas addressed by a continuum of public health practice ranging from cataloguing causes of morta...

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Health Care Refusals: Undermining Quality Care for Women (2010)

People in the United States expect the health care they receive to reflect medical practice grounded in evidence and endorsed by scientists and cli...

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Local Health Department Organizational Self-Assessment for Addressing Health Inequities (2010)

TOOLKIT AND GUIDE TO IMPLEMENTATION The Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII), a collaboration of the eleven public health de...

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Local Health Department Organizational Self-Assessment Toolkit (2010)

This resource provides public health leaders with tools and guidelines that help identify the skills, organizational practices and infrastructure n...

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Multisectoral Lessons from Healthy Communities (2010)

The healthy communities movement can provide insight into population health efforts in the United States, particularly in the context of recent hea...

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New Partnerships for Healthier Neighborhoods: Bringing Public Health and Redevelopment Together (2010)

The built environment—the physical structures that make up the areas where we live, work, and play—has a profound effect on our health....

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Partners for Public Health: Working with Local, State, and Federal Agencies to Create Healthier Communities (2010)

The way our neighborhoods are designed has a profound impact on our health and wellbeing. A physical environment that promotes health—with af...

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The Denial of Abortion Care Information, Referrals, and Services Undermines Quality Care for U.S. Women (2010)

On September 9, 2009, President Barack Obama spoke before a joint session of Congress on the imminent need for health care reform. In his speech, h...

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Confronting the Social Determinants of Health Inequities: Rethinking Public Health (2009)

Created by PHI's Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative, this presentation explores the social determinants of health inequities and re...

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From the Mouths of Leaders: Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities to Increase Health Professions Workforce Diversity in California (2008)

The Connecting the Dots Initiative: A Comprehensive Approach to Increase Health Professions Workforce Diversity in California This report is on...

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Health Inequities in the Bay Area (2008)

The odds of being healthy can depend very much on which community you live in. People who live in West Oakland, for example, can expect to liv...

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Increasing the Diversity of the Health Professions K-12 Networks of Support (2008)

The Connecting the Dots Initiative: A Comprehensive Approach to Increase Health Professions Workforce Diversity in California As the population...

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Life and Death from Unnatural Causes: Executive Summary (2008)

Health and social inequity in Alameda County Certain groups of people in Alameda County are getting sick and dying prematurely from “unna...

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Minority Faculty Voices on Diversity in Academic Medicine: Perspectives From One School (2008)

Purpose To examine the perceptions and experiences of ethnic minority faculty at University of California–San Francisco regarding racial a...

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Provoking Thought, Changing Talk: Putting it into Practice (2008)

Does a commitment to reducing inequality mean we know how to talk about it? We find out in this report, the inaugural issue of the "...

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Working together: Policy Systems & Environmental Change for Community Health

Through its over 700 staff, 200 projects and 100 principal investigators, the Public Health Institute addresses emerging public health issues and s...

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