What We're Learning

Evidence for Action (E4A) funds research evaluating the population health, wellbeing, and racial equity impacts of programs, policies, and practices. What We're Learning is a repository of media pieces, research articles, presentations, reports, and other materials highlighting E4A supported research and findings. Sort by topic or resource type. 

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Supportive prenatal substance use policies are those in which pregnant people are provided access to treatment or other support programs. Such policies lead to better outcomes for babies: preterm births and low birth weight births both decreased by 2%.

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Banning college affirmative action policies has important adverse spillover effects on health risk behaviors for underrepresented minority 11th and 12th graders, suggesting that social policies that increase socioeconomic opportunities could improve population health, wellbeing, and equity.
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