Data Equity Webinar Series: Recordings and Resources
In Fall 2022, PHI’s Public Health Alliance of Southern California and PHI’s Center for Wellness and Nutrition hosted a four-part webinar series exploring the connections between data and equity. Watch the webinar recordings and find related resources:
- Session 1: A Race and Place Approach to Advancing Health Equity and Racial Justice
- Session 2: Best Practices in Transforming Data into Policy Actions for Health Equity and Racial Justice
- Session 3: Decolonizing Data Practices through Indigenous Evaluation Approaches
- Session 4: Data and Health Equity: Using Open-Source Data and Mapping to Understand Rural Community and Special Population Needs
Session 1: A Race and Place Approach to Advancing Health Equity and Racial Justice
The Public Health Alliance of Southern California focuses on the benefits of taking a race and place approach to examining health inequities. Using both race and place to address the impact of structural racism on health outcomes is critically important and is firmly supported by the data. The webinar also covers why examining both race and place are critical for promoting health equity.
Session 2: Best Practices in Transforming Data into Policy Actions for Health Equity and Racial Justice
The Healthy Places Index (HPI) is powerful data, mapping and policy platform created by PHI’s Public Health Alliance Southern California, designed to identify opportunities to improve neighborhood health and help guide investments, programs, and policy changes to where they will have the strongest impact on life expectancy. These policies are applicable in localities and states around the country. Join PHI’s Center for Wellness and Nutrition and our Public Health Alliance Southern California to learn how to use the HPI to find policies and best practices to reduce health inequities in your community.
Session 3: Decolonizing Data Practices through Indigenous Evaluation Approaches
This Webinar focuses on the needs and benefits of Decolonizing Evaluation practices within public health organizations and introduces Indigenous Data Sovereignty as the right of Indigenous peoples to govern the collection, ownership, and application of data about their communities, peoples, lands, and resources. This training highlights organizational policies and practices that can be adopted to support evaluation strategies rooted in racial equity, as well as approaches to authentically engage and collaborate with Indigenous populations to support their control over how public health data and knowledge will be generated, analyzed, documented, and disseminated.
Session 4: Data and Health Equity: Using Open-Source Data and Mapping to Understand Rural Community and Special Population Needs
This webinar describes barriers and proposed solutions for using data in addressing health inequities in rural populations. The Northwest Center for Public Health Practice has developed a dashboard to make relevant data readily available, supported by training modules focusing on using data to achieve rural health equity. This training introduces the modules and opportunities for further learning and provides examples for how data can be used to understand rural health inequities and how to address them.