Here you will find fact sheets developed by Upstream and other organizations.
This factsheet provides a general overview of health determinants, the benefits of health impact assessments, and a map showing where HIAs have been conducted in Oregon and Washington.
Ever wonder how transportation affects our health? This factsheet answers that question and showcases two HIA case studies in Oregon.
Equity involves thinking through how different groups may need different amounts of resources to reach their health potential. This factsheet examines how HIAs can address health inequities using two example case studies.
In 2007, Upstream worked alongside our colleagues at the Oregon Public Health Institute (OPHI) to pass HB 2650, implementing health guidelines for vending machines in K-12 schools. In 2013, we are partnering with OPHI again to propose similar standards for vending machines in all government buildings, such as health clinics, recreation centers, public colleges, city halls and the DMV. In a state where we want our citizens and our government workers to be healthy, why would we give free rent to...
HB 2649 proposes to continue, expand, and modify the Farm to School and School Garden grant program created in 2011 with HB 2800.
Upstream's testimony to the Oregon Transportation Commission on the new process for allocating Oregon's transportation funds.
This Oregon Health Authority factsheet describes how children’s health affects their ability to learn.
This fact sheet is one of many resources available as part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Race Matters Toolkit. This toolkit is designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials get better results in their work by providing equitable opportunities for all.
In collaboration with partners from the Transportation Health Equity Network, Upstream developed these Transportation Health Equity Principles to guide our work related to transportation.
Upstream is working closely with our partners in the Oregon Farm to School and School Garden Network to expand support in 2015 for the Farm to School and School Garden programs funded by the Oregon Legislature. We are asking to increase funding by $4.4 million dollars per biennium, in order to provide funding to all schools to buy local foods, rather than awarding the funds through competitive grants to the districts with the best grant-writers. We believe that spreading the funding evenly (ba...