Organizations

American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

ACEEE is an nonprofit dedicated to advancing energy efficiency for economic prosperity and environmental protection. The ACEEE offers a variety of energy efficiency “portals” for visitors to peruse in order to learn about energy consumption and existing energy efficiency policies across multiple sectors in the US. News and blog articles, publications (research reports), and a calendar of events, focused on…

APHA’s “What is Public Health?”

The APHA’s introductory page describes the field of public health and how it intersects across multiple sectors to promote livelihoods and well being.

ASPPH: “What is Public Health?”

An introduction to public health and its impact. Developed by the Association of Schools and Programs in Public Health.

Association for Energy Affordability

An organization that aims to bring energy efficiency to new and existing buildings as a way to promote and maintain affordable and healthy housing and communities. This organization’s work is focused on engaging a range of educational, technical, and construction management activities and services to improve low-income housing and communities. Programs offered include: “energy audits,…

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

An overview of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals. Developed by the Public Health Foundation.

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative

The Green and Healthy Homes Initiative offers tips and details on how to address common health hazards in one’s own home to promote clean, healthy, and safe homes. Articles include tips to help families consume less energy and create homes free of health and safety hazards. http://www.greenandhealthyhomes.org/home-health-hazards

Living Cities

Living Cities is a cross-sector partnership created to “build a new type of urban practice…to develop and scale new approaches to dramatically improve the economic well-being of low-income people.” https://www.livingcities.org/

Migration Policy Institute

An independent, nonpartisan think tank which provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at local, national and international levels. http://www.migrationpolicy.org/

National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFH)

A website offering information services, training and technical assistance, and a variety of tools & products for a variety of audiences to improve farmworker health.

National Immigration Law Center 

A national legal advocacy organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants and their families. http://www.nilc.org/

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP)

Connects users to many ODPHP different resources and information about the work of public health.

The National LGBT Health Education Center

Provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations. http://www.lgbthealtheducation.org/

Transgender Law Center

The mission of the Transgender Law Center is to “to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.” http://transgenderlawcenter.org/