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We Are the Health Action Alliance

HAA is a partnership between leading business, communications and public health organizations to help employers:

Navigate evolving health challenges, including COVID-19 and workplace mental health
Advance health equity by addressing the needs of historically excluded communities
Prepare for future public health emergencies and restore trust in public health

Our Organizing Partners

Ad Council

The Ad Council is where creativity and causes converge. The non-profit organization brings together the most creative minds in advertising, media, technology and marketing to address many of the nation's most important causes. The Ad Council has created many of the most iconic campaigns in advertising history, including Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk, Smokey Bear, and Love Has No Labels. The Ad Council is leading the COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative, a massive communications effort to educate the American public and build confidence around the COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more.

CDC Foundation

The CDC Foundation is an independent nonprofit and the sole entity created by Congress to mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s critical health protection work. The CDC Foundation is working closely with public health authorities across the country to respond to the ongoing, rapidly increasing pandemic. Learn more.

de Beaumont Foundation

The de Beaumont Foundation advances policy, builds partnerships, and strengthens public health to create communities where people can achieve their best possible health. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Foundation has been working closely with state and local health departments and other partners to provide practical resources to address immediate needs and advocate for sustained investment in public health. Learn more.

National Safety Council

The National Safety Council is America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate –and has been for over 100 years. As a mission-based organization, we work to eliminate the leading causes of preventable death and injury, focusing our efforts on the workplace, roadway and impairment. We create a culture of safety to not only keep people safer at work, but also beyond the workplace so they can live their fullest lives. Learn more.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. With a focus on health equity, RWJF stands strong in their commitment to a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being. Explore their collection of resources and perspectives on COVID-19 here.

Powered ByMeteorite

Meteorite powers movements to address society's greatest challenges by inspiring unlikely partnerships that drive social transformation. In addition to the Health Action Alliance, Meteorite also powers the Civic Alliance, a coalition of companies committed to strengthening our democracy. Learn more.

Resources

Pandemic Preparedness Plan for Business

Your Playbook to Manage Health Risks and Future-Proof Your Business
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Our People

The people behind the scenes that are making all of this possible.
Stephen Massey
Stephen Massey
Managing Director
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Stephen Massey is a social entrepreneur and communications expert who builds unlikely partnerships for social good — across geographies, industries and sectors. Over the past 15 years, he has led integrated cause-marketing campaigns in the U.S. and abroad, and has cultivated initiatives with major foundations, media organizations, international institutions and Fortune 500 companies.

Stephen is the co-founder of Meteorite, the social impact firm that powers the Health Action Alliance. Prior to launching Meteorite, Stephen co-founded a non-profit health policy organization in Russia, helped mobilize more than 300 of the world’s leading media companies in response to AIDS, and managed a multi-million dollar investment portfolio on behalf of a major operating foundation and the United Nations. He’s built Emmy and Peabody Award-winning campaigns on a wide range of social issues, including public health, civic engagement, climate change and early literacy. A first-generation Cuban-American, Stephen served as a White House National Security Fellow in the Clinton Administration and studied international development and economics at Georgetown, Columbia and Oxford Universities.

Malcom Glenn
Malcom Glenn
Health Equity Advisor
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Malcom Glenn is a writer, speaker, organizational consultant, and public policy and communications specialist. He serves as a Senior Advisor to Meteorite, and the Health Equity Advisor for the Health Action Alliance. Malcom has spent his career building partnerships between corporations, nonprofits, and governments, and telling the stories of the impact of that work. He is the founder and CEO of MG Equity Consulting, an advisory firm that helps organizations embed equity in their internal-and external-facing work.

Previously, he was the Head of Global Policy for Accessibility and Underserved Communities at Uber Technologies, where he led Uber’s efforts to make the platform more accessible for historically marginalized groups. A native of Denver, CO, Malcom graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor's degree in history, where he was the president of The Harvard Crimson, the nation's oldest continuously published daily college newspaper.

Caroline Jackson
Caroline Jackson
Advisor
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Caroline is passionate about leveraging media and communications for social good through strategic communications, partnerships, and integrated campaign development.

Caroline spent 15 years at KFF (Kaiser Family Foundation) on the Social Impact Media team where she led the creative development and production of the foundation’s Greater Than AIDS initiative - a public information response to the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic. She also managed ongoing partnerships with national media companies and corporations, including the Greater Than AIDS/Walgreens National HIV Community Partnership - an initiative working with local health departments and community organizations to expand free HIV testing and information in non-traditional settings.

Caroline holds a Master’s degree in Strategic Communication from American University and has served in past communications and marketing roles at National Public Radio, American University, and the Media Education Foundation.

Naomi Leight-Give’on
Naomi Leight-Give’on
Senior Program Manager
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Driven by the desire for social change, Naomi Leight-Giveon is an entrepreneur with expertise in taking new ideas from inception to profitability with real-world social impact. She has over 15 years of experience in utilizing strategic planning, advocacy, communications, and community building for solution-oriented business and nonprofit ventures as well as government and academic programs. In 2021, Naomi joined Meteorite with the launch of the Business Action on Childhood Vaccination Initiative of the Health Action Alliance. Previously, Naomi founded Wiggle & Work, an on-demand coworking with child care space in Los Angeles, CA. As a small business owner, she helped thousands of working parents further their professional dreams by providing a flexible and affordable space to both work and stay close to their young children.

Prior to her entrepreneurial endeavors, Naomi spent 10 years in the field of public diplomacy, serving as Foreign Policy and Diplomacy Service Officer for the Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles and as Assistant Director for Research & Publications at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy (CPD). She holds an M.A. in Public Diplomacy from the Annenberg School for Communications at the University of Southern California and a B.A. in International Relations from American University.

Dan Pasquini
Dan Pasquini
Director of Communications
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Dan Pasquini brings to Meteorite 15 years of experience in strategic communications and media relations, in city and international government. Whether advancing policy in the op-ed pages, crafting the language of winning campaigns, or cutting through the noise to earn major media coverage, he directs organizations to reach their audiences and their goals with clarity, wit, and purpose.

Dan has helped defuse a national crisis in Canada's border policy, turned an Emmy party into a vehicle to advance reconciliation with Native peoples, innovated the use of oral storytelling in diplomacy, and changed senior decision-makers' thinking about problems in public transit and education. He has also led successful efforts to achieve gender parity in public funding of the arts and to diversify the applicant pool for the U.K.'s prestigious Marshall Scholarship. The single most memorable night of Dan's career was a dinner at the same table with Sidney Poitier, Morgan Freeman, Quincy Jones, and Stephen Hawking.

Sarah Rauzin
Sarah Rauzin
Program Manager
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Sarah Rauzin loves translating data and behavior theory into practical solutions to improve health equity and wellbeing. Sarah grounds her work in empathy and a commitment to evidence-informed practice. Sarah received her Masters of Public Health from the University of Florida, with a focus on social and behavioral science. Over the past 10 years, she applied her expertise in public health and behavior theory to the higher education sector, designing and implementing programs spanning from 1:1 interventions and engaging workshops to campus-wide campaigns.

Sarah founded and led a number of university wide coalitions and committees to unite violence prevention initiatives, and conduct university needs assessments. Her previous areas of impact have included crisis intervention & suicide prevention, sexual assault prevention, alcohol harm reduction, and gender equity. Sarah is thrilled to expand the scope of her work on a national scale, contributing to research and resource development across Meteorite’s health campaigns.

Rachel Reyes
Rachel Reyes
Program Associate
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Rachel Reyes is a seasoned political and community organizer. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Rachel is a sixth generation Angeleno and proud Dodgers fan. In 2022, Rachel joined Meteorite, bringing her experience in labor and worker advocacy to the company’s health teams. Rachel has a background in the nonprofit sector, most recently working during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic with grocery and retail workers. Her work during this time ensured that essential workers were guaranteed higher pay, direct access to protections, and stronger contracts overall.

Rachel’s passion for labor comes in part from her longtime retail work, managing businesses in both England and the US, from small boutiques to multimillion dollar flagship stores. Rachel began her career in museum education, working for the Natural History Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the National Gallery in London. When she’s not working, you can find Rachel in the field for local electoral campaigns. Her dedication to local politics has improved the lives of working people across Los Angeles, from passing policies like Fair Workweek to electing City Councilmember Nithya Raman. She is also a freelance writer and podcaster. Rachel is a two-time Getty Scholar and holds a B.A. in Art History and Ethnic Studies from Mills College.

Jamie Vaughn
Jamie Vaughn
Program Associate
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Jamie Vaughn (she/her) is a mental health therapist who finds joy in empowering others to live their healthiest, happiest lives. With a passion for gender equity, Jamie led theory-based and evidence-informed programs and services for the Women & Gender Equity Resource Center at Florida Atlantic University. During her time in that role, she built coalitions to promote nondiscrimination and disseminate information campus-wide. To apply her master’s degree in women’s, gender and sexuality studies in real-world scenarios, she obtained her Masters in Social Work in 2020 from Barry University.

Since receiving her therapist license she has seen numerous clients of all ages, providing trauma-informed, empowerment-based, solution-focused care using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and narrative therapy to support their path to improved mental health and overall wellbeing. With her background in mental health, equity, and advocacy, Jamie joined Meteorite to support the Health Action Alliance team in our efforts to build stronger, healthier communities through the power of businesses.

Selection of Participating Companies

Our Partner Network

We collaborate with many of the most trusted organizations in public health, communications and business to ensure companies have access to the highest quality information and resources available.