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LGBTQ+ Health Equity Library
Library
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 03/01/2022
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Taking Action for Trans Rights: Our Favorite Tools, Resources, and Data
Story - Original
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Dialogue as a Process for Community Change
Story - Original
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Taking Action for Climate Justice: Our Top Tools, Resources, Stories, and Data
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 02/20/2024
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An Introduction to Stewardship
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
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An Introduction to the Opioid and Substance Use Framework
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 05/21/2024
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Our Favorite Data Sources
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 04/08/2024
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Foundations for Community Health Data Users
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 04/17/2024
Staff Pick!
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Taking Action to End Gun Violence: Our Top Tools, Resources, Stories, and Data
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
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Gun Safety
Topic - Possibilities
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Mental and Behavioral Health
Topic - Quality Of Life
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The Intersection of Human Trafficking and Public Health
Story - Original
Published on 02/06/2024
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Climate Change, Hawaiian Sovereignty, and the Lahaina Fires: An Interview with Honuʻāina Nichols
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 08/24/2023
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Community Resilience
Topic - Possibilities
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Centering Young Black Leaders in the Face of a Looming Climate Crisis
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 02/22/2024
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Civic Engagement
Topic - Quality Of Life
A photo of a person with curly hair holding a baby. An orange banner spanning the top of the image reads
Maternal and Infant Health
Topic - Quality Of Life
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Social Capital
Topic - Quality Of Life
Women engaged in discussion around table. Photo Stacy Wegley. A teal banner spanning the top of the image reads
Community Engagement
Topic - Possibilities
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Climate Justice
Topic - Possibilities
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Sexual and Reproductive Health
Topic - Quality Of Life
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Taking Action for Reproductive Justice: Our Favorite Tools, Resources, and Data
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
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Indigenous Knowledge Library
Library
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 08/04/2022
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Arts and Culture
Topic - Quality Of Life
A collage of images of diverse people of different ages, genders, ethnicities, and situations. A yellow banner spanning the top of the image reads
Trafficked People
Topic - People
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An Introduction to Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
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Rural Communities
Topic - Places
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Data Accessibility
Topic - Data & Assessment
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Monitoring and Surveillance
Topic - Data & Assessment
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College Students
Topic - People
A photo of a sign indicating different forms of transportation, including train, bus, and taxi. An orange banner spans the top of the photo and reads
Transportation
Topic - Quality Of Life
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Reflecting on My Mom’s Death: Moving Toward A More Complex Understanding of Health, Disability, And Dying
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 03/28/2023
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Community Indicator Library
Library
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 01/10/2024
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An Introduction to Health Equity
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Mapping and Data Tools Library
Library
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BIPOC Health Equity Library
Library
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 09/27/2022
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Advancing Equitable Economies Policy Library
Library
Brought to you by WIN Network
Published on 04/20/2021
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HIV/AIDS and STIs
Topic - Quality Of Life
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Data Equity
Topic - Possibilities
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Maps and Data
Story - Original
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Staff Pick!
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Our Favorite State Data Tools
Story - Original
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Community Health Improvement Plans
Topic - Data & Assessment
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An Introduction to Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
Published on 09/19/2023
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Food Insecurity on College Campuses
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
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Priority Populations Channel
Resource - Data Bank/repository
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Cultural Humility and Competence
Topic - Possibilities
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Centering Black Voices
Story - Original
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Beyond Inclusion: Pronoun Use for Health and Well-Being
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
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Navigating the Opioid and Substance Use Data Landscape: Strategies to Assemble Data and Bridge Gaps
Resource - Guide/handbook
Brought to you by IP3
Published on 03/07/2022
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Accessibility and Disability Equity Library
Library
Published on 09/01/2022