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Investing in Health: A Budget Advocacy Toolkit


August 2020 -

A toolkit to engage in budget advocacy — at the local, state/territorial, and national levels.


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November 29, 2017

Standing up for tax policies that create health for all


November 2017 - The Pump Handle blog post by Jonathan Heller and Ana Tellez about the necessity of taxes for building healthy, thriving communities.

November 21, 2017
Signs on the ground reading "Vote YES on C1, Police Violence is a Public Health Issue"

Police violence is a public health issue, but not according to APHA’s Governing Council


November 2017 - HIP blog post by Sari Billick on APHA’s policy statement on police violence the necessity of naming it as a public health issue.

November 3, 2017

Take Action! #TaxesAreGood for Health


November 2017 - HIP blog post about the importance of taxes for healthy communities and the #TaxesAreGood campaign.

August 3, 2017

Viral Episode 16: Public Health and Advocacy


August 2017 - Viral podcast episode featuring HIP’s Sari Bilick discussing public health advocacy and the work of Public Health Awakened.

June 26, 2017

Consequences of Dismantling the Affordable Care Act


June 2017 - Info briefs with data to advocate in support of the Affordable Care Act.

June 26, 2017

Let’s Protect Medicaid and Health Equity


June 2017 - A resource to help protect Medicaid in the face of changes that would devastate health and health equity.

March 31, 2017

Scripts and Resources to Protect Transgender Rights


March 2017 - Resources to support conversations about transphobia and transgender rights, including a conversation aide, email template, script to contact legislators, and educational resources.

March 21, 2017

Commentary: Trump’s toxic budget and fighting for the people’s health


March 2017 - Public Health Awakened guest blog post by Nancy Krieger and infographic on the toxic implications of Trump's budget on communities and health equity.

February 6, 2017

Public Health Awakened: A movement whose time is now


February 2017 - HIP blog post by Lili Farhang about the formation of Public Health Awakened in the wake of Trump’s election.