4117.0 Success Stories: Community-Based Public Health Efforts to Inform Politics, Policy, and Public Health (e.g., Social and Environmental Justice)

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 12:30 PM
This session will feature five talks that describe the findings, outcomes, and successes of CBPR endeavors.
Session Objectives: Provide examples of studies that have determined program success Describe how successful CBPR endeavors can lead to policy change Understand how CBPR can successfully address health disparities How CBPR can be used in research that involves advocacy

12:30 PM
Center for Health Equality: A collaborative approach to reducing health disparities
Martha Monroy, MA, Charlene Clements, MPH Candidate and Veronica Marcantonio, MPH Candidate
12:45 PM
Community Involvement Influences Policy Decisions: Victories of a Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership
Judith Anderson, BA, Edith M. Williams, PhD, MS, Janice White, Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter, PhD and Rhonda Lee
1:00 PM
How building social capital creates momentum for policy change: Findings from Oakland, California
Mia Luluquisen, DrPH, MPH, RN, Tammy Lee, MPH and Liz Maker, DrPH
1:15 PM

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights