Advancing Health Equity: A critical thinking tool for organizations, programs, and individuals committed to equity


This online tool walks you through 8 topics of public health processes with a focus on health equity. Each topic includes questions that motivate you to enhance collaboration and consider how to improve health equity and reduce health disparities in your community program, project, or policy. Enjoy the tool’s flexibility, which encourages you to find the information you need now and to return over time as you make decisions for your organization or program. 


Learning Objectives 

This online tool will enable you to:

  • Analyze internal and external agency practices to identify ways in which you support or hinder the achievement of health equity.

  • Identify practices that you and your agency/program can undertake to advance health equity.

  • Describe how taking a strengths-based and community-inclusive approach to your work can help to advance health equity.