To learn more about the Prevention Fundamental, Norms that Support Equity, Health & Safety, we invite you to begin with these publications:

For more on Norms that Support Equity, Health & Safetybrowse all related publications below.

July 2017

A Health Equity and Multisector Approach to Preventing Domestic Violence

This report offers research, analysis, frameworks, and practitioner wisdom to understand the factors in the community environment that support safe relationships and a reduction in domestic...

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October 2016

Building a Thriving Nation: 21st-Century Vision and Practice to Advance Health and Equity

Building a Thriving Nation: 21st-Century Vision and Practice to Advance Health and Equity, recently published by the Health Education & Behavior journal, includes a brief overview of...

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July 2013

The Role of Community Culture in Efforts to Create Healthier, Safer, and More Equitable Places: A Community Health Practitioner Workbook

This workbook draws on the experiences and lessons of numerous communities working to advance place-based prevention efforts. It is designed to guide community health practitioners who want to...

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July 2010

Making the Case for Breastfeeding: The Health Argument Isn’t Enough

Breastfeeding undeniably has tremendous health benefits for both babies and mothers. Effective breastfeeding messages, however, must go beyond health to highlight the social and cultural context...

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December 2009

From Kools to Cancer Sticks: How quality prevention changed tobacco norms

Prevention Institute's Founder Larry Cohen chronicles the history of anti-smoking efforts, and how he helped guide a new approach that has resulted in policy and legislative changes. See how...

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May 2009

What Surrounds Us Shapes Us: Making the Case for Environmental Change

This Rapid Response Framing Brief shows how framing can help or hinder people's ability to see the ways environments shape...

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June 2008

School's Out… Who Ate?

Highlights California community summer nutrition strategies and policy opportunities to increase access to the Summer Food Service Program.

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November 2009

Introduction to Prevention (Video)


Community approaches to public health...

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April 2009

Realizing the Vision for a Healthier California: Opportunities in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

RTVRead our recommendations for swift action and investments that will...

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