National HIA Meeting 2013: General Session – The Benefits of HIAs Done in Partnership with Community Organizers


Academia represents a sector wealthy in data and methodological resources that can be tapped in the implementation of the HIA process. This session will explore the opportunities and benefits, along with the challenges, of engaging academia in HIA. Leading practitioners in the field will present details of their work and offer strategies for how academia can get involved in HIA practice.


Kim Gilhuly, Human Impact Partners

HIA + Community Organizing: A model for HIA Success (PDF)


John Stedman, WISDOM

Phyllis Hill, ISAIAH

Becky Dennison, Los Angeles Community Action Network

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Tami Holzman

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