Our Impact Areas
Our health departments and 200 community partners work together to create policies that protect health and increased economic opportunity. Because policy only improves our life when it's well implemented, we also provide training to government and community to help ensure policy and resources achieve our goals for health equity and shared economic prosperity. All of our work focuses on creating a more racially just and equitable world.
The 4 R's of COVID-19 Recovery
BARHII's Equitable Rolling Recovery Plan
BARHII has taken a lead role in devising a strategy to help those most impacted by COVID-19: African Americans, Latinx and Pacific Islander communities.
Our efforts involved engaging over 1000 individuals in the development of a Rapid Response & Rolling Recovery strategy.
The underpinnings of this strategy acknowledge the interdependency between response and recovery and recommends devising these strategies simultaneously. Our plan uses early warning indicators and real-time data that enables organizations to create agile strategies that can be quickly adapted according to need. BARHII identified the following four priorities for organizations developing response and recovery strategies.
Require Basic Health Protections for Workers
Rebuild Financial Stability for Families, Small Businesses, and Social Enterprises
Reconnect Communities and Protect Mental Wellness
Revolutionize the Status Quo to Protect People of Color
Ongoing Health Equity Impact Areas
Economic Opportunity and Inclusion
Systems Change and Reform
Moving Money Upstream to Prevention
Emergent Programs and Learning Areas
Community Safety and Resilience