The resources included in this section focus on topics in our HRSA-designated content area—Health Disparities, Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health—and have been created by other organizations. Resources include links to the other organizations themselves, training programs, data and research articles, tools, case studies, ready-for-dissemination interventions, databases, and other relevant online publications. These resources are meant to support the work of public health practitioners.

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“SMOG” Readability Test

#BlackLivesMatter — A Challenge to the Medical and Public Health Communities

Adapting Evidence-based Behavioral Interventions for New Settings and Target Populations

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Peer Training Program

APHA’s “What is Public Health?”

ASPPH: “What is Public Health?”

Association for Energy Affordability

Best Practices, Promising Practice, and Local Efforts

Campbell Collaboration

CDC Community Health Improvement Navigator

CDC Health Literacy for Public Health Professionals

CDC Health Literacy Information and Tools

CDC Tools for Cross-Cultural Communication and Language Access Can Help Organizations Address Health Literacy and Improve Communication Effectiveness

Community Change in Public Health

Community Tool Box, Cultural Competence and Community Building, Chapter 27 “Cultural Competence in a Multicultural World”, Section 2 Building Relationships with People from Different Cultures

Community Tool Box, Overview, Chapter 2 “Other Models for Promoting Community Health and Development”

Community-Based Participatory Research to Reduce Cancer Disparities: Promise & Pitfalls

Comparative Effectiveness of a Faith-Based HIV Intervention for African American Women: Importance of Enhancing Religious Social Capital

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

Criminal (in) justice in the city and its associated health consequences

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

Developing Evidence-Based Programs (WISH, Module 4)

Diagnosis and surgical delays in African American and white women with early-stage breast cancer

Embracing Equity in Community Health Improvement

Fundamentos para la Crianza

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative

Health and Society

Health Equity Assessment Tool (HEAT)

Health Equity Change Makers Toolkit

Health Equity Resource Toolkit for State Practitioners Addressing Obesity Disparities

Health Equity: A Public Health Essential

Health in All Policies Training Tool

Healthy Food Access in Urban Areas: Barriers and Solutions

HIV/AIDS and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in the United States: Understanding the Context and Promising Approaches to Close the Gaps

Immigration and Low Birthweight in the US: The Role of Time and Timing

Improvements in HIV Care Engagement and Viral Load Suppression Following Enrollment in a Comprehensive HIV Care Coordination Program

Income Rankings

Interventions for Enhancing Consumers’ Online Health Literacy

Introduction to Program Evaluation for Public Health Programs: A Self-Study Guide

King County Equity Impact Review (EIR) Tool

LGBT Health Outcomes Planning Project

Living Cities

Logic Models in Public Health Program Management

Make It Your Own

Making Health Communication Programs Work (The “Pink Book”)

Migration Policy Institute

Multnomah County Health Equity Initiative

National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH)

National Immigration Law Center 

National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities : Toolkit for Community Action

New Approaches for Moving Upstream: How State and Local Health Departments Can Transform Practice to Reduce Health Inequalities

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)

Parenting Fundamentals

Pfizer Health Literacy – Improving Communication from the Federal Government to the Public

Planning and Implementing Evidenced-Based HIV Outreach and Prevention Strategies for MSM and Transgender People: Model Programs and Tools

Plenty at Stake: Indicators of American Energy Insecurity

Programas de Capacitación Ligar de Pares Anti Difamación

Promoting Health Equity : A Resource to Help Communities Address Social Determinants of Health

Promoting Health Equity: A Resource to Help Communities Address the Social Determinants of Health

Public Health Foundation, Core Competencies Workgroup

Public Health Live / T2B2: Confronting Health Disparities: Obesity and Prevention in African American Communities

Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine (REALM)

Research to Reality Cyber Seminar – “Make it Your Own (MIYO): Creating Customized Health Materials for Your Community”

Resilience From Our Roots

Roots of Health Inequity: A Web-Based Course for the Public Health Workforce

Short Assessment of Health Literacy for Spanish (SAHLSA)

Social Conditions as Fundamental Causes of Health Inequalities

Structural Stigma and the Health of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Populations

The 10 Essential Public Health Services: An Overview

The ADAPT-ITT Model: A Novel Method of Adapting Evidence-based HIV Interventions

The CDC Clear Communication Index is a New Evidence-based Tool to Prepare and Review Health Information

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment

The Impact of the Coverage Gap in States Not Expanding Medicaid by Race and Ethnicity

The Leadership Challenge

The National LGBT Health Education Center

Think Cultural Health

THRIVE (Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments) Community Assessment Worksheet

THRIVE Advances a Shared Understanding of Social Determinants of Health: A Louisiana Case Example

THRIVE Empowers Youth to Improve Community Safety: A California Case Example

Tool for Making Written Material Clear and Effective

Top Health Issues for LGBT Populations Information and Resource Kit

Transgender Law Center

UNNATURAL CAUSES: Resource Database

US Census Data Tables for Educational Attainment

Using Syndemic Theory to Understand Vulnerability to HIV Infection Among Black and Latino Men in New York City

What Works For Health