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Health equity demands that MIECHV programs remove obstacles to health—such as poverty, discrimination, and the consequences of both—with the goal of eliminating inequities in the key family outcomes that home visiting aims to improve.

Resources

  • General Resource
  • Home Visiting Bill Of Rights

    Created by HV CoIIN for the Health Equity CoIIN teams, the Home Visiting Bill of Rights is designed to be a universal document that describes the rights of those receiving home visiting services. It is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Haitian-Creole, Swahili, Amharic, and Tigrinya.

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  • LTC Cohort 1: Listening Sessions

    We want to hear from you!

    Upcoming opportunity to share more about your experience!

    We are interested in learning more about your experience with integrating health equity and caregiver leadership into your CQI work. We will be holding listening sessions on May 9th to learn more from you. Please see the attached flyer for more information and to sign up.

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  • HV CoIIN at a Glance

    This infographic and fact sheet provides a high-level overview of HV CoIIN 1.0 and 2.0 and our outcomes from 2013 to 2022.

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  • Resources for Website Launch

    On December 1, 2023, the HV CoIIN launched its new and improved website! If you are a returning user, reset your password following the instructions linked below. If you are a new user, email hvcoiin@edc.org to request an account.

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  • Fact Sheet: Health Equity

    This fact sheet uses the work of the Health Equity CoIIN to explore how home visiting programs can advance health equity and provide services that help remove obstacles to health, such as poverty, discrimination, and their consequences, including powerlessness and lack of access to good jobs with fair pay, quality education and housing, transportation, safe environments, and health care.

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  • Finding a Mental Health Provider

    Finding a Mental Health Provider for Children and Families in Your Early Head Start/Head Start Program

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  • Health Equity Playbook

    The playbook outlines the Key Driver Diagram, Change Package, and Measurement System used by the Health Equity CoIIN.

  • Toolkit
  • Health Equity Toolkit

    Advancing health equity is an ongoing process. As the HV CoIIN team, awardees, and local home visiting agencies continue to test and refine the Health Equity Framework, preliminary resources are being shared. This working draft of the HV CoIIN Health Equity Toolkit is designed to support state, territory, tribal, and local teams, and individuals in examining and acting toward advancing health equity in MIECHV. For optimal viewing and usage, we encourage downloading the PDF file to your device.

    INEQUITIES
    CALL ON US
    TO REDESIGN
    OUR SYSTEMS