The NCCDH has released four new Learning From Practice stories on advocacy for health equity.
- Advocacy for health equity: Hamilton Public Health Services examines the organization's advocacy activities, focusing on three main roles: 1) Framing the issue; 2) Gathering and disseminating data; and 3) Working in collaboration and developing alliances.
- Advocacy for health equity: Food security explores the experiences of the Ontario Association of Public Health Nutrition Professionals and Food Secure Canada, considering a range of public health advocacy roles.
- Advocacy for health equity: Environmental racism tells the story of the Nova Scotia-based project "Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities and Community Health (ENRICH)" advocating against environmental racism that impacts Mi’kmaw and African-Canadian communities.
- Advocacy for health equity: Generation Squeeze highlights a non-profit group advocating for increased investment in people in their 20s, 30s and 40s and their children.
Still curious? Other NCCDH resources on this topic include Let's Talk: Advocacy and health equity, and Key public health resources for advocacy and health equity: A curated list.