Using a community capacity tool to measure capacity building in two low-income neighborhoods in los angles as part of a community based participatory research project
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related research
List the nine sectors that are being measured through the community capacity tool. Describe the mechanisms utilized to build community capacity in this project.
Keyword(s): Low-Income, Participatory Research
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was involved in the community-based participatory project presented in this abstract. I have a doctorate in education, am a Registered Dietitian, and have been working in underserved communities for my entire 16 year career. I have been the recipient of a number of grants focusing on empowering communities to adopt healthier habits.
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.