New LHD Health Equity Resource Guide Launched This Week
With support from The California Endowment, Human Impact Partners launched HealthEquityGuide.org this week to assist local health departments navigate issues of health disparities and health equity within their own communities. The guide features strategic practices to build internal infrastructure, work across government agencies, foster community partnerships, and champion transformative change. The guide also provides over 25 case study examples of how local health departments have implemented strategies to advance health equity; featured in the case study examples are initiatives led by Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Solano counties. Case study examples are available here. A full press release on the new guide is available here.