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Dec 2014
 

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Web Forum: Climate Change, Equity and Health: How Funders Can Make a Difference

Climate change is a known “threat multiplier,” posing the greatest danger for communities already bearing the burden of health and environmental challenges. On December 16, PHI partnered with Grantmakers in Health, the Health and Environmental Funders Network, and the Convergence Partnership to for a funders-only briefing on climate change, equity, and health.

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Nov 2014
 

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PHI hosts People, Power, Change at APHA

PHI’s CA Convergence and RAMP co-hosted #PeoplePowerChange, a free public speaker series about resilience and community health, at the APHA annual conference. Check out photos from the event and learn more.

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Nov 2014
 

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Public Health Institute Briefs State Legislative Staff on Connections Between Climate Change and Health

On November 12th, the Public Health Institute sponsored a legislative briefing, hosted by Assemblymember Rob Bonta, to inform California legislators and legislative staff about the threat that climate change poses to the health of their constituents. Speakers looked at the key impacts already affecting Californians, including worsening asthma, lack of access to clean water and healthy foods, and exposure to extreme heat. View the speakers’ presentation slides and learn more.

 

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