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.

Long Beach Creates Office of Equity

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Organizational Change/ Development
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This case study outlines how the city of Long Beach, California created an Office of Equity. These offices can help promote conversations on equity and social justice, align programming, and build capacity among many department divisions. Stakeholders are encouraged to allocate funds, find grants, and understand how health departments and other city/county departments work together, when working to consolidate or build an Office of Equity.

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Advancing Racial Equity, Improve Organizational Infrastructure, Reduction of Health Disparities

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