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posted 04/15/2014

The fact that gentrification can make residents of displaced communities less healthy is not an inevitable effect of neutral market forces, but a fundamental injustice. A new report provides specific policy recommendations that can either prevent displacement or halt its progress.

posted 02/25/2014

President Obama could use his executive powers to promote rehabilitation instead of prison, and stop the record numbers of arrests and deportations of undocumented immigrants.

posted 02/10/2014

Imagine if Caltrans became the California Department of Healthy and Equitable Transportation – if its mission were transformed to responsibility not only for getting people from place to place, but doing so in a way that promoted their health and well-being.

posted 02/04/2014

President Obama's call for an increase in the federal minimum wage should be welcome news for public health practitioners. Income is one of the strongest and most consistent predictors of health and disease.

Human Impact Partners's Blog

The fact that gentrification can make residents of displaced communities less healthy is not an... more »
posted 04/15/14
President Obama could use his executive powers to promote rehabilitation instead of prison, and... more »
posted 02/25/14
Imagine if Caltrans became the California Department of Healthy and Equitable Transportation – if... more »
posted 02/10/14