National HIA Meeting 2012

HIA in Incarceration & Education Policy

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This session will discuss the processes and outcomes of three policy HIAs that target health inequities: funding for public schools in Oakland, CA; school discipline policies in Los Angeles, CA; and Wisconsin state funding for treatment alternatives to prison. Presenters will discuss key findings of their HIA, stakeholders involved, challenges to including HIA in the policy process and outcomes of the HIAs.

Moderator: Kim Gilhuly, Human Impact Partners

David Liners, WISDOM

The Wisconsin Treatment Instead of Prison (TIP) HIA (PDF)

Evette Brandon, Alameda County Public Health Department

The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) Results-based Budgeting HIA (PDF)

Jonathan Heller, Human Impact Partners

School Discipline Policy HIA (PDF)

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