This report summarizes stories of action on equity and discusses facilitators, barriers and lessons in advancing equity. The themes presented in this report can inspire and inform public health and other practitioners to sustain or initiate action on equity.
This Equity in Action story is distilled from an interview with Heather Chase, Community Developer in the Community Health Portfolio at Horizon Health Network in New Brunswick. The interview took place in July 2022, and its details should be…
Power-building partnerships for health: Lessons from Santa Barbara about building power to protect farmworker health and advance health equity
This journal article describes Power-building Partnerships for Health, a program in the United States that pairs local public health departments and community organizing groups to support transformational health equity work.
This journal article by Wolfe and colleagues describes how the COVID-19 pandemic drew attention to health inequities experienced by older adults as well as the pivotal role of public health in healthy aging.
This report from the National Collaborating Centre for Public Policy (NCCHPP) describes five key roles for public health in population mental health and wellness promotion, including practice examples to demonstrate how these roles look in action.