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2022 Membership Survey Results

December 2022 -

Highlights from the 2022 Public Health Awakened membership survey

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October 20, 2022

Los Angeles Chapter Resource: 2022 California Voter Guide

October 2022 - A voter guide from the LA chapter to apply a public health lens to the measures and propositions on the November 2022 California ballot.

October 13, 2022

Michigan Chapter Resource: Reproductive Freedom is on the Ballot

October 2022 - Reproductive freedom is on the line in Michigan. Use this social media toolkit and 1-pager to raise awareness about Prop 3!

September 23, 2021

Organizing for Pandemic & Long-term Housing Protections

September 2021 - Infographic and video making the connections between health and housing.

September 23, 2021

The Only Way Out: Transform our Conditions to Halt the Virus

September 2021 - Letter from health workers and an action guide calling for stronger federal protections amidst devastating COVID-19 surge.

September 18, 2021

Michigan Chapter Resource: Anti-Racist Public Health

September 2021 - Webinar series from the Michigan chapter on anti-racist public health, what it is, what it's not, and what it could/should be.

July 21, 2021

Speaking Out Against Public Health-Based Border Detentions & Expulsions

July 2021 - Actions and resources to support the campaign to end the Biden administration’s order which uses Title 42 of the Public Health Act to speciously justify detentions and expulsions at the Mexico/US border.

April 13, 2021

Tax Day 2021 – #TaxesForHealth Action Toolkit

April 2021 - A toolkit for Tax Day 2021 with a focus on a just and equitable recovery. Includes sample social media posts and how to participate in the photovoice and submitting letters to the editor.

April 9, 2021

Washington DC Chapter Resource: Budget Advocacy Letter for the FY22 District Budget

April 2021 - This letter urges District leaders to consider prevention and upstream approaches to creating a healthy, safe, and equitable community in DC.

March 3, 2021

Actions for Biden’s First 100 Days

March 2021 - Crowdsourced database of actions that demand bold, immediate, and systems-focused action to advance collective health during President Biden's first 100 days in office.

February 25, 2021

Equitable Vaccine Distribution – Template Letter to the Editor

February 2021 - Use this letter to the editor template, customizing it to your local context, to speak out on equitable COVID-19 vaccine distribution that centers those most impacted.

February 9, 2021

Washington DC Chapter Resource: What Do Police-Free Schools Look Like?

February 2021 - Infographics from the Washington DC chapter on how restorative practices in schools.

November 18, 2020

Public Health Guidance for Organizing in the Time of COVID-19

November 2020 - Guide offering general best practices and collective care recommendations for protesting and organizing safely during COVID-19.

October 30, 2020

Michigan Chapter Resource: Housing Facts – Why Public Health is on the Ballot

October 2020 - An infographic from the Michigan chapter highlighting how housing issues on the November 2020 ballot across Michigan.

October 13, 2020

Los Angeles Chapter Resource: 2020 California Voter Guide

October 2020 - A voter guide to apply a public health lens to the measures and propositions on the November 2020 California ballot.

October 2, 2020

Michigan Chapter Resource: #VoteHealth2020 Social Media Toolkit

October 2020 - Use this social media toolkit to encourage folks to #VoteHealth2020. The toolkit includes images and suggested language about how the upcoming elections can influence public health.

September 21, 2020

#DefendTheVote4PH – Social Media Toolkit

September 2020 - Join our week of action to Defend the Vote for Public Health with this social media toolkit. Voting matters for health –– the act itself, safety and accessibility, and the impacts on your community. Public health is front and center as voters nationwide begin to cast ballots.

August 20, 2020

Investing in Health: A Budget Advocacy Toolkit

August 2020 - A toolkit to engage in budget advocacy — at the local, state/territorial, and national levels.

August 3, 2020

Michigan Chapter Resource: Prosecutor Policies & Health Equity

August 2020 - A fact sheet from the Michigan chapter on how our elected prosecutors can impact the criminal legal system.

July 15, 2020

Health Workers Call for Housing Protections During and After COVID-19 Pandemic

July 2020 - An open letter signed by over 650 health workers and 50 health organizations and social media toolkit to keep people in their homes, provide housing for people experiencing homelessness, and protect the public's health.

July 10, 2020

Michigan Chapter Resource: Divest from Policing and Invest in Community Health

July 2020 - A one-pager from the Michigan chapter to highlight policing as a public health issue in the state of Michigan.

June 11, 2020

Organizing Public Health to Join #BlackLivesMatter Protests

June 2020 - Tips and tools to help you organize a public health contingent at a #BlackLivesMatter protest.

April 24, 2020

Public Health Awakened and The Spirit of 1848 COVID-19 Resources

April 2020 - Crowdsourced document with actions and resources related to COVID-19, organized by topic and issue area.

April 16, 2020

Decarceration During COVID-19: A Messaging Toolkit

April 2020 - A messaging toolkit developed by Community Justice Exchange and Public Health Awakened on ways to demand decarceration as a public health response to COVID-19.

April 15, 2020

Transforming the Narrative on Taxes

April 2020 - A resource on how to elevate a narrative that taxes can be used for the common good to advance health and equity, including tax narrative, letter to the editor tips, and fact sheet.

April 15, 2020

Tax Day 2020 – #TaxesForHealth Action Toolkit

April 2020 - A toolkit for Tax Day 2020 with a focus on COVID-19. Includes sample social media posts and how to participate in the photovoice and submitting letters to the editor.

April 6, 2020

National Public Health Week 2020 Action Toolkit

April 2020 - A toolkit for National Public Health Week 2020 with a focus on COVID-19. Includes sample social media posts and how to participate in discussion calls and social media actions.

August 24, 2019

Protest signs

August 2019 - Downloadable images to use for protest signs about climate justice, immigrant justice, and criminal justice.

June 27, 2019

Open Letter from Missouri & National Health Workers: Keep St. Louis Planned Parenthood Open

June 2019 - An open letter signed by 352 Missouri and national health workers speaking out against the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ attempts to close the state's last remaining licensed abortion clinic.

June 21, 2019

Proposed HUD Rule on Mixed-Status Families

June 2019 - A messaging action toolkit to advocate against the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposal to prohibit “mixed-status” families from living in public housing and Section 8 programs.

April 15, 2019

#TaxesForHealth Public Health Awakened Social Media Toolkit

April 2019 - A social media toolkit for Tax Day 2019 with sample tweets, hashtags, and graphics advocating for #TaxesforHealth and challenging myths about taxes that perpetuate toxic ideas about individualism and the free market.