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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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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.