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Bringing a State of Equity (formerly HiAP) Approach into California State Grantmaking

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State of Equity

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As a result of the State of Equity program’s work, health and equity criteria have been embedded in a wide range of state grant programs—including requirements for meaningful community engagement and empowerment, anti-displacement strategies and consultation with local health departments.

350 communities in 49 CA counties impacted by state grants using a HiAP approach

As a result of the State of Equity program’s work, health and equity criteria have been embedded in a wide range of state grant programs that have served over 350 communities in 49 counties in California.

These include grants that promote active transportation, affordable housing, active parks, urban tree canopy, and other healthy community features. The health and equity criteria include requirements for meaningful community engagement and empowerment anti-displacement strategies, and consultation with local health departments.

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