Prevention Institute engages in legislative, administrative, and regulatory advocacy to support upstream prevention policies and investments that advance health, safety, and equity.
April 2, 2019
Prevention Institute signed on to an amicus brief filed with the Supreme Court, concerning potential inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census and the risk of undercounting -- and thus under-representing and under-resourcing -- immigrant and Latino communities.
November 9, 2018
PI submitted a public comment letter opposing proposed changes to the public charge rule. Read the letter here.
June 21st 2018
PI's joint letter with TFAH, APHA, NACCHO, PHI, and ASPPH urges the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to reunite the families who have been separated during the "zero tolerance" policy and provide the necessary health and mental health services to mitigate any long-term effects of adverse childhood experiences that children of these families may have experienced due to separation.
April 20th 2018
- In support of the youth-led movement challenge to the status quo on guns, and renewed calls for action to address gun violence, Prevention Institute released an updated list of recommendations to prevent multiple forms of gun violence.
- PI’s action alert applauds Senator Collins and Senator John McCain for speaking out against the Graham-Cassidy bill and the process that produced it.
- PI and the leadership from the American Public Health Association, Public Health Institute, and Trust for America’s Health released a joint statement and call to action denouncing the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill.
September 15th and 19th