Case Studies

LGBT Health Outcomes Planning Project

From Healthy People 2020, check out how the Colorado Department of Health and Environment created an actionable plan to address lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health. https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/healthy-people-in-action/story/healthy-people-2020-work-community-lgbt-health-outcomes-planning-project

Multnomah County Health Equity Initiative

The Health Equity Initiative, spearheaded by County Chair Ted Wheeler in partnership with the Multnomah County Health Department, is a county-wide effort that works to address the root causes of socioeconomic and racial injustices that lead to health disparities. https://multco.us/health/public-health-practice/health-equity-initiative

The Leadership Challenge

A comprehensive resource to promote leadership within the workforce.

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

Created by Prevention Institute (PI), THRIVE, a place-based and action-oriented tool and framework, engages community leaders, residents, public health practitioners and multiple sectors in a process of assessing, identifying and improving community conditions that can facilitate better health, safety and equity outcomes. As a regional manager for the Louisiana Public Health Institute, Jennifer’s new awareness of…

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

Created by Prevention Institute (PI) over a decade ago and updated in 2010, THRIVE is a place-based and action-oriented tool and framework that engages community leaders and residents, public health practitioners, and multiple sectors in a process of assessing, identifying, and improving community conditions that can facilitate better health, safety and equity outcomes. When Central…