This practice brief by Knowledge Translation Specialist Dianne Oickle provides an overview of movement-building as intersectoral action to achieve health equity. It identifies core elements and strategies, and what this approach means for public health efforts in social justice and policy change.
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This installment of the Let’s Talk series defines community engagement for health equity and encourages viewing community members as stakeholders and partners in public health decision-making. As a resource, it explores key practices and actions for public health to build capacity for authentic engagement with communities that live with inequities.
Social policy responses to COVID-19 in Canada and the United States: Explaining policy variations between two liberal welfare state regimes
This article from Béland et al. and accompanying webinar from McGill University's Institute for Health and Social Policy compare social policies enacted in Canada and the US to ensure health and economic security in response to COVID-19.
Pandemic housing policy: Examining the relationship among eviction, housing instability, health inequity, and COVID-19 transmission
This journal article from Benfer et al. considers how housing displacement exacerbates COVID-19 infection rate and death, including a discussion on eviction, transiency, overcrowding, chronic conditions, and the perpetuation of health inequities among Black and Latinx people, proposing housing stabilization measures as critical components to a comprehensive COVID-19 strategy.
This blog post from the National Center for Transgender Equality briefly outlines the particular risks for COVID-19 for transgender people, including stigma and discrimination, reluctancy to get help, access to health care barriers and existing health conditions.