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Resource Library

Our resource library contains more than 350 resources. The library is evolving, as we continue to add resources that are relevant, geared to practice, and either recently published or foundational to current health equity thinking in public health. To suggest a new resource or to learn more about our resource selection process, please contact us.

The right-hand side bar offers two options to search this library:

  1. You can use the search box by entering the title of a document, part of a title, an author or a key word. This search function is sensitive to spelling.
  2. You can choose options from some or all of the categories, including searching only NCCDH produced resources.

We also have curated reading lists available.


Theory in Action: Public Health and Community Power Building for Health Equity.

Making structural change to advance health and racial equity requires redistributing power. Using practical examples, this journal article deepens understanding of power and how novel strategies to advance equity can be developed from power analysis.

The exodus of public health: What history can tell us about the future

Public health has roots in social activism but moved towards seeing itself as an objective science in the early 20th century. This article traces this history and argues that public health must return to its roots to advance equity.

Webinar Series: Anti-Black Racism and Public Health

This webinar series will take place in English with closed captioning and simultaneous French interpretation.  Black health: a key area for public health education and action Anti-Black racism is…

How to talk about the building blocks of health

Based on four years of research about effective message framing, this toolkit recommends five key strategies for public health to tell more compelling, solutions-focused stories about health and inequality.