Advancing Health Equity Through the Legislative Process

ASTHO’s Health Equity toolkit is a resource to help public health leaders navigate the policy process and address health inequities by building diverse and inclusive coalitions. Tools discussed in this guide are designed to support a wide range of policy changes that can promote health equity. Inside, you will find: background information on health equity, intersectionality and social determinants of health; an overview of several policy levers public health leaders can use to advance health equity; and an overview of the policy development process, along with resources to support each step.

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