The Partners for Advancing Health Equity (P4HE) Resource Library is a virtual portal containing action-oriented health equity research, practice, and policies. The library aims to increase equity in health by offering free access to field-tested, evidence-informed and evidence-based programs strategies and high-quality research.
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Public health workforce perceptions about organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion: Results from PH WINS 2021In response to calls to achieve racial equity, racism has been declared as a public health crisis. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is an approach public health organizations are pursuing to address racial inequities in health. However, public health workforce perceptions about organizational commitment to DEI have not yet been assessed. Using a nationally representative survey of public…January 2023Education
Within government, policy and programmatic changes are often made without engaging the people they will affect or the people currently experiencing the challenges of existing policies and programs. By comparison, software developers rely on end-user testing to refine their products and marketing and communications professionals leverage focus groups to identify effective messaging strategies.…January 2023Community-rooted/Participatory Research, Services & Programs
The pandemic exposed already existing inequities in our healthcare system when it comes to race, sex, and socioeconomic status as Black, Hispanic, AIAN, and NHOPI people experienced higher rates of COVID-19 cases and deaths than White people. They were at about one and a half times greater risk of COVID-19 infection, and about twice as likely to die from the virus, than their White counterparts.…January 2023Communication
Engaging the power of families and community to increase the impact of philanthropy: A roadmap for fundersRecognizing that authentic community engagement and partnership are essential for sustained health and social impact, this document is meant as guidance outlining best practices for engaging the power of families and the community to improve the impact of philanthropy. By working collaboratively with the community through building trust and creating meaningful opportunities for input,…January 2023Community-rooted/Participatory Research
Our Equity Framework explains our commitment to equity today.Our Equity Framework illustrates why and how we now center equity in all our work at the Trust. It offers a common understanding of what we mean when we talk about equity, how we got here, and where we’re going. (author description) #P4HEwebinarOctober2023January 2023Policy and Practice, Systemic Determinants, Racism
Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial resources, and support options for families affected by this condition and other birth injuries. (author description)January 2023Maternal/Child Health
Where we live shouldn’t determine how long or how well we live. Everyone should have the same opportunity to live the healthiest life possible but, in many areas across the country, persistent and systemic barriers to health and opportunity exist. Most data on health, the drivers of health, and health equity are organized at the county, state, or, more recently, city level. In contrast, data…January 2023Community-rooted/Participatory Research, Social Environment
"It’s a job living here": A qualitative exploration of information motivation and behavioral skills (IMB) related to primary prevention of type 2 diabetes among middle-class African AmericansMiddle-class African Americans are generally ignored in Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) prevention efforts, because of presumed protective factors. However, middle-class African Americans often live with psychosocial stressors not traditionally associated with this socioeconomic position. This study examines influencers related to T2D prevention in this under-researched segment of the African American…January 2023Diabetes
Looking Around The Corner: (Re)Imagining Power For A Healthy and Just California is a forward-looking project to envision what we can collectively achieve if we invest in movements. Distilled from the wisdom of the field, the report offers a blueprint for where to invest over the next 10 years as activists, organizations, and funders collectively steer towards creating a different future. …January 2023Advocacy, Systemic Determinants
Medical-Legal Partnerships (MLPs) allow legal aid and healthcare workers to identify patients whose medical maladies might also be tied to civil legal issues. MLPs can help legal aid providers reach clients who would not normally connect with legal aid. An individual’s legal problems may exacerbate a patient’s medical condition. Addressing a patient’s legal issues can improve their health…January 2023Environmental/Community Health