The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has put forth four key steps to achieve health equity:
Not all communities are the same, so it is important to assess your community to guide your tobacco prevention efforts. When conducting a community assessment, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests starting with the following questions:
Access health equity resources from scholars, students, and communities working together for health and social justice by clicking the icon to the left.
Click the image to the left for a resource to help communities address Social Determinants of Health.
Download the CDC's Best Practices User Guide titled: "Health Equity in Tobacco Prevention and Control" for a toolkit about ways to approach equity in tobacco control efforts.