Community voices: Community partner perspectives on benefits, challenges, facilitating factors and lessons learned from community-based participatory research partnerships
In this presentation, we community partners will provide our assessment of: the benefits and challenges in using a CBPR approach - at the personal, organizational and community levels; and the factors that facilitate effective partnerships. We will discuss the history of and context within which our involvement in CBPR efforts has occurred and how this has changed over time. We will describe our lessons learned through engagement in CBPR, and will present specific recommendations from a community perspective to researchers interested in conducting community-academic collaborative research.
Learning Areas:Public health or related research
Describe the history and context of research conducted in Detroit, Michigan and how that has changed over time through the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center and affiliated partnerships. Explain the benefits and challenges of using a community-based participatory approach to research, at the personal, organizational and community levels. Identify factors that facilitate effective community-based participatory research (CBPR) partnerships. List recommendations from a community perspective to researchers interested in conducting CBPR.
Keyword(s): Community Collaboration, Community-Based Partnership
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have nearly twenty years of experience working in community-based participatory research partnerships to promote health and equity. I am the Executive Director of the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation (DHDC) a community-based organization in Detroit, MI and was a founding member of the Detroit Urban Research Center (Detroit URC). In addition to participation on the Detroit URC Board, I serve on several Steering Committees of Detroit URC affiliated community-based participatory research partnerships.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.