Working towards Health Equity: The Coproduction of a Health in All Policies (HiAP) Strategy and Ordinance in Richmond, CA
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Demonstrate how traditionally underrepresented communities expertise was leveraged to come together to learn and develop a HiAP strategy focusing on equity; Describe how institutionalized racism impacts health disparities and how this concept is discussed; Demonstrate how City government is operationalizing their Health and Wellness Element and General Plan with a health equity perspective through the development of a Health in All Policies Strategy; Discuss how cross sector partnerships can work together (Health Department, School District, University Partners, Funders) with community based organizations and residents to make policy level and built environment changes with the goal to improve health equity; Define background terms and evolution of Health Equity work in the field of Public Health and Planning and how it is influencing California and local municipalities with a concrete example of Richmond, CA; Demonstrate how to work internally across City departments to make health equity a priority; Explain preliminary work to evaluate a health equity initiative that involves a wide sector of partners.
Keyword(s): Health Disparities/Inequities, Community-Based Partnership & Collaboration
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Co-author of paper; assistant to city manager implementing HiAP Ordinance; Administrative Chief, City of Richmond, CA; MS, UCLA.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.