Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

Boston Builds Capacity to Address Racism and Achieve Health Equity

Human Impact Partners

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Organizational Change/ Development
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Outside U.S.

Infrastructure Support

This case study outlines how the Boston Public Health Commission in Massachusetts, ensured that their workforce reflected the populations they serve. This included developing an Anti-Racism Advisory Committee to prioritize workforce development, retention, and hiring practices that advance equity; conducting all-staff trainings; and adopting an organization Racial Justice and Health Equity Initiative.

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Improve Organizational Infrastructure

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