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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.


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July 9, 2018

The Attack on Families Goes Beyond Detention and Deportation


July 2018 - HIP blog post by Paul J. Fleming and William D. Lopez on the parallel nature of immigration and criminal justice policies that lead to unnecessary family separation among marginalized communities.

June 18, 2018
A group of people protesting at the San Francisco National Airport, holding signs that say "RESIST and "Ban Trump not Muslims" and holding instruments.

3 Recent Supreme Court Decisions and Implications for Health Equity


June 2018 - HIP blog post by Sari Bilick, Logan R. Harris, and Sukhdip Purewal Boparai on the health equity implications of recent Supreme Court decisions.

May 11, 2018

Infrastructure and Health Equity


May 2018 - An info brief and question guide to hold the government accountable to health and equity when investing in infrastructure.

April 17, 2018

#TaxesMakeHealthHappen: A Conversation with Dr. Tony Iton and Dr. Lori Dorfman


April 2018 - A discussion between Dr. Tony Iton of The California Endowment and Dr. Lori Dorfman of Berkeley Media Studies Group on how #TaxesMakeHealthHappen.

March 19, 2018

Let’s Protect SNAP and Health Equity


March 2018 - A resource on ways to help protect SNAP in the face of changes that would undermine food access, poverty reduction, and health equity.

March 12, 2018
A US map from the Census 2010 with areas of red and blue on highly populated areas.

What You Need to Know About Census 2020 and Equity


March 2018 - HIP blog post by Sari Bilick and Jonathan Heller, highlighting three things we're tracking as the 2020 Census shapes up that could jeopardize health and equity.

February 9, 2018

Guide for Public Health Actions for Immigrant Rights


February 2018 - A guide and slide deck with strategies for health departments to protect and support immigrant residents and their families. (Slide deck also available in Spanish and Arabic).

January 23, 2018

Household Energy: A Climate Justice and Health Equity Issue


January 2018 - An info brief detailing how to advocate for home energy assistance as we experience more extreme weather events.

December 22, 2017

Letter to the Department of Health and Human Services in response to banned words


December 2017 - A letter to the Department of Health and Human Services signed by 478 health professionals in response to HHS officials banning staff from using particular language including the words “science-based,” “evidence-based,” “diversity,” “fetus,” “transgender,” “entitlement,” and “vulnerable.”

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.