The Detroit URC: fostering health equity through 
community-based participatory research (CBPR)
for more than 20 years

Interpreting and Applying Data to Inform Community Change

Collaborative Data Collection, Interpretation, and Action Planning in a Rural African American Community: Men on the Move - In Israel, B.A., Eng, E., Schulz, A.J., & Parker, E.A. (Eds.), Methods in Community-Based Participatory Research for Health. 2nd Edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 435-462 (CH 15). 

Community-Based Participatory Research: Lessons from Sharing Results with the Community: Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project -Macaulay, A.C., Ing, A., Salsberg, J., McGregor, A., Saad-Haddad, C., Rice, J… & Gray-Donald, K. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, 1(2), 143-152. (2007) 

Healthy Environments Partnership Dissemination Guidelines

The Healthy Environment Partnership Dissemination Guidelines were adopted in 2001. These guidelines are modeled after those developed by Community Action Against Asthma (Parker et al), CBPR Methods in Public Health) and are used to guide community and academic partnering in publications, presentations and other dissemination activities.

Interpretations of Interpretations: Combining Community-Based Participatory Research and Interpretive Inquiry to Improve Health - Gregg, J., Centurion, L., Maldonado, J., Aguillon, R., Celaya-Alston, R. & Farquhar, S. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, (4)2,149-154. (2010)

Newspapers and Neighborhoods: Strategies for Achieving Responsible Coverage of Local Communities - The Asset-Based Community Development Institute for Policy Research. (1999)

The One-Pager: A Practical Policy Advocacy Tool for Translating Community-Based Participatory Research into Action - Izumi, B.T., Schulz, A.J., Israel, B.A., Reyes, A.G., Martin, J., Lichtenstein, R.L., ... Sand, S.L. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action, 4(2), 141-147. (2010)

The Power and the Promise: Working with Communities to Analyze Data, Intepret Findings, and Get to Outcomes - Cashman, S., Adeky, S., Allen, Al., Corburn, J., Israel, B., Montaño, J. ...Eng, E. American Journal of Public Health, 98(8), 1407-1417. (2008)

The Praxis Project - The Praxis Project has resources and tools for developing and implementing policy advocacy campaigns.

Resources for Changemakers - Everyday Democracy

Everyday Democracy provides discussion guides, how-to handbooks, trainings, and other adaptable resources organized by issue, by type of resource, and by phase of project. Everyday Democracy focuses on creating community dialogues and movements for social change.


The Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center
University of Michigan School of Public Health (U-M SPH)
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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