This session will examine the role of HIA as a tool for community engagement, capacity building, and ultimately improved decision making in different projects in the U.S. Presenters will focus on best practices to effectively build meaningful and sustainable commnunity engagement through the HIA proces. Case studies will provide concrete examples of how community participation led to successful HIAs and better-informed decisions.
Moderator: Kim Gilhuly, Human Impact Partners
Ame-Lia Tamburrini, Habitat Health Impact Consulting
Kate Hess Pace, ISAIAH
Aaron Wernham, Health Impact Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Pilar Lorenzana-Campo, Public Health Law and Policy