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Promoting Healthy Public Policy through Community-Based Participatory Research:  Ten Case Studies

Promoting Healthy Public Policy through Community-Based Participatory Research:  Ten Case Studies.  A project of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health  and PolicyLink, funded by a grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.

Case Studies Include:

Addressing diesel bus pollution and its health consequences in Northern Manhattan, New York: West Harlem Environmental Action,  Inc., and the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health

Tackling environmental injustice in industrialized hog production in rural North Carolina: Concerned Citizens of Tillery and its partnership with the University of North Carolina, School of Public Health

Moving out of the nursing home and into the community: The Departments of Disability and Rehabilitation at the University of Illinois – Chicago, Access Living, and the Progress Center for  Independent Living
Using “data judo,” community organizing, and policy advocacy  on the regional level: Southern California Environmental Justice  Collaborative
Addressing food insecurity in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point: The Literacy for Environmental Justice Partnership

Preventing lead exposure among children in Tar Creek, Oklahoma: Tribal Efforts against Lead

Improving school conditions by changing public policy in South Los Angeles: The Community Coalition Partnership

Making the healthy choice the easy choice: A Healthy Communities  CBPR Partnership in New Castle, Indiana

Empowering New Mexico’s young people in public policymaking:  Youth Link and Masters in Public Health Program, University of New Mexico