Posts Tagged ‘CBPR’

New tool helps community groups better understand and analyze environmental health data

Monday, April 15th, 2013

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 ]

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CBPR: A strategy for building healthy communities and promoting health

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

 A new report by PolicyLink, combines lessons and best practices on community-based participatory research (CBPR) from around the country with insights drawn from six case studies in California. (CBPR, is defined as an equal partnership between community members and academic researchers where everyone provides their expertise on a research project.) The report … [ Read full post ]

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New “toolkit” teaches you the A-B-Cs of credible data collection

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

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 ]

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Eden Flynn: Community residents take research into their own hands

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

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 ]

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Data (and expertise) = credible advocacy

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

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.

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