The Equitable Economies Policy Series, a multi-part policy series developed by Well-being and Equity in the World (WE in the World), and brought to you in partnership with the Well Being In the Nation Network (WIN Network), explores priority policies within the Advancing Equitable Economies Policy Library that can be leveraged to create more equitable, well-being economies in the U.S. Read on and explore the Policy Library to learn more about how prioritizing work that helps the natural world, creating and expanding energy efficiency jobs, and protecting and expanding workers’ right to unionize can all advance more equitable economies.

Green Jobs Contribute to a Well-Being Economy


Ensuring the Right to Unionize for Well-Being


Creating Jobs by Increasing Building Efficiency


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Parents and Families

Family is generally the first layer of an individual’s social support system. Risk factors for the development of substance abuse disorders, delinquency, and depression in children and youth are often linked to one’s family circumstances or lack thereof. Paid family leave for all and access to high quality, affordable childcare increase opportunities for parents to pursue education and/or earn income while contributing positively to child health and development. Learn more about these policies and others that benefit parents and families.


The Climate Change and Health Playbook

Designed to support the work of state, local, territorial and tribal health services across the nation, this playbook provides guidance on embedding justice, equity, diversity and inclusion into their climate and resilience initiatives, programs and operations. The playbook is a supplement to the CDC'S Building Resilience Against Climate Effects, or BRACE, framework to amplify the incorporation of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. Explore the playbook to learn how to advance equity and justice in climate and health adaptation process.





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Native Language Immersion Initiative

To stem the loss of Indigenous languages and cultures in the Unites States, First Nations Development Institute launched the Native Language Immersion Initiative in 2017. The program aims to support new generations of Native American language speakers and help Native communities establish infrastructure and models for Native language immersion programs that may be replicated throughout Indian Country. Explore this webpage to learn more about the project and its outcomes so far.


LGBTQ+ People and Identity-Based Stress

Identity-based stress among LGBTQ+ individuals and communities is an emerging area in the research around and treatment of traumatic stress. While the LGBTQ+ community has known for centuries that discrimination, exclusion, and marginalization are inherently stressful and traumatic, modern research has finally begun to incorporate these ideas into studies and solution-building. To learn more about identity-based stress and how it affects the LGBTQ+ community, browse the dozens of newly curated resources in this collection.


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Do No Harm Guide: Additional Perspectives on Data Equity

When created with intention, data-based research can present a rich tapestry of evidence. This report discusses how data practitioners can create work that is not only more equitable and inclusive, but also more likely to be embraced by the people who are best positioned to use it in their lives and in their communities. Learn more about centering empathy as a key tool for ensuring equity in data work by reading the report.


Two Years and Thousands of Voices: What Community-Generated Data Tells Us About Anti-AAPI Hate

Nearly 12,000 incidents of anti-Asian American/Pacific Islander hate have occurred in the U.S. since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This report discusses these cases as well as the patterns emerging in anti-AAPI hate in the United States. Learn more about what it will take to address the root causes of anti-AAPI hate as well as the urgent need to address systemic racism of all kinds.


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BIPOC Health & Equity Library


IP3 Blog: Understanding & Interpreting Population Health Measures


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