This paper discusses advocacy for food security based on the experiences of the Ontario Association of Public Health Nutrition Professionals and Food Secure Canada. It highlights the application of a range of public health advocacy roles.
This paper highlights the experience of the non-profit group Generation Squeeze in advocating for increased investment in people in their 20s, 30s and 40s and their children.
This paper highlights the experience of Hamilton Public Health in advocating for the social determinants of health and health equity.
The seventh release in our Let’s Talk series discusses racism as a critical factor that impacts health and wellbeing. The concepts of race, racism and racialization are described, with attention to settler colonialism and structural racism.
The latest addition to the NCCDH’s “Let’s Talk” series discusses advocacy within public health. Attention is brought to the shift towards advocacy in upstream policy and structural change. Discussion questions are included to help public health staff examine their work.