Equity and Community Engagement in Statewide Oral Health Policy Advocacy: An Analysis of the Field and Recommendations for Improvement

What can advocates, funders and community-based organizations (CBOs) do to improve the oral health communities suffering disproportionate harm from dental disease and related health complications? Learn more in this report!

Prioritizing Health Equity & Racial Justice: Now is the Moment to Close the Coverage Gap for All

As of May 2021, 38 states have closed the coverage gap. Research on the effects of expansion in these states has demonstrated the benefits of closing the gap.

Tapping COVID Relief Funds to Improve Youth Behavioral Health

This resource offers advocates information about directing funding streams, decision makers on a state and local level, and advocacy strategies to influence them.

Principles for Improving Community Economic Stability Through Hospital Billing Policies

Five principles to guide consumer advocacy efforts in campaigns to ensure that hospital policies promote economic security and preserve access to care for all.

Finance & Sustain Consumer Assistance for Health Care

State Initiatives to Expand Coverage and Access to Care for Undocumented Immigrants

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: Opportunities for Advocates

This toolkit offers resources and strategies for advocates to make consumers aware of the ARPA investments in affordable coverage and in the community infrastructure.

Expand School-Based Behavioral Health Services

As students return to class in the context of COVID-19, schools must be prepared to address the increased need for behavioral health services.

Make Coverage Affordable for the Long Term

The American Rescue Plan's enhancements are critical to help individuals and families’ secure health access during the pandemic and are a needed correction to the ACA subsidy scale and must be made permanent.

Being Incarcerated Should Not Be a COVID Death Sentence: Renewed Push Needed to Release People Early from Prisons and Vaccinate Those Still Incarcerated

This fact sheet explains the need to release people from prisons to stem the spread of COVID-19, the push to prioritize the vaccination of incarcerated people, and recommendations that will save lives.

Top Legislative Priorities: 2021-22

For the first time in over ten years, Congress has an opportunity to build on the foundation created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Community Catalyst 2021-22 legislative priorities reflect this unique moment.

Making Convenient Care the Right Care for All: Improving State Oversight of Urgent Care Centers and Retail Health Clinics

This brief looks at oversight of "convenient care" clinics and considers whether they are serving a fair share of low-income or uninsured consumers and are providing an appropriate array of services, including urgent reproductive and sexual health care.

Leveraging Funds: Tools, Insights and Suggestions from Advocates and Funders to Support Your Work and Long(er)-Term Sustainability

This collection of Leveraging Funds tools offers insights and suggestions from both advocates who successfully used Health Justice Fund (HJF) grants to secure matching funds for their work as well as an interview with a Georgia funder.

Legislative Advocacy During COVID-19

This toolkit offers state examples of best practices around legislative advocacy during COVID-19.

The American Rescue Plan: A Prescription for Child Health and Stability During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The American Rescue Plan includes key provisions that will reduce child poverty in America and promote health through evidence-based solutions that respond to the current crisis and move our country forward to economic, racial, and social justice.