ALERT (Assessment of Local Environmental Risk Training to Reduce Health Disparities) is a community training and research partnership to support community efforts to combat disproportionate exposure to air pollution among vulnerable populations. The ALERT curriculum is designed to build the capacity of community representatives to understand and analyze environmental health data, develop action plans, establish … [ Read full post ]
Posts Tagged ‘CBPR’
Got a problem in your community – pollution, too many fast food restaurants, unsafe playgrounds – that you want to do something about? Perhaps you’d like to approach your local leaders about getting help, yet to do so you need credible evidence to prove that the problem is real.
And maybe you’re not a professional … [ Read full post ]
Eden Flynn works as a Graduate Student Researcher for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and is the Curriculum Coordinator and Trainer for the Center’s ALERT project in the Health DATA Program. In the article, she discusses the importance of partnerships between researchers, community members and policy makers and how those collaborations can … [ Read full post ]
The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s ALERT project (part of the Health DATA Program) is pleased to invite researchers and community partners to a free webinar on Monday, September 12 on funding opportunities available at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), an innovator in promoting partnerships between community groups and researchers. This … [ Read full post ]
Angelo Logan is the co-founder of East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice. In this brief interview, he talks about the benefits of partnering with environmental and other experts who can lend credibility to community advocacy.