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

Useful Links

For your convenience, links to related and useful websites have been listed below.
 

The CBPH Caucus promotes the use of community-based participatory research (CBPR) as a way to assure equitable relationships in community-academic partnering for research.

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is a nonprofit organization that promotes health through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. CCPH views health broadly as physical, mental, environmental, social and spiritual well-being and emphasize partnership approaches to health that focus on changing the conditions and environments in which people live, work and play.

The Kellogg Health Scholars Program develops new leadership in the effort to reduce and eliminate health disparities and to secure equal access to the conditions and services essential for achieving healthy communities.

Data Driven Detroit (D3) provides accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive informed decision-making that strengthens communities in Southeast Michigan.

Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative is a group of 40 organizations developing ways to ensure that everyone in Detroit – especially the most vulnerable children – has access to affordable, healthy locally grown food and opportunities to be physically active.

 
Everyday Democracy has a variety of online resources available free of charge for changemakers everywhere, ranging from discussion guides to reports to worksheets and more. There are many ways to label and sort these tools, and they've organized them in several ways to help you find what you need, no matter what kind of community change work you're doing.
 

This website contains resources related to health equity and social determinants of health. It provides information about funding opportunities, access to data, and news about efforts taking place to address health inequities in Michigan. 

MDCH will protect, preserve, and promote the health and safety of the people of Michigan with particular attention to providing for the needs of vulnerable and under-served populations.

The PRC creates and fosters knowledge resulting in more effective public health programs and policies. The Center conducts community-based prevention research to improve health and prevent disease, especially focused on populations with a disproportionate share of poor health outcomes.

The Michigan Public Health Training Center (MPHTC) supports public health professionals to promote and protect the health and well-being of Michigan's population. The MPHTC offers competency-based training linked to the Essential Public Health Services and the Competencies for Public Health Professionals. The MPHTC is committed to tailoring training to course participants, and offering courses to Michigan-based public health organizations upon request.

Northwestern Medicine Center for Community Health

This webpage outlines a wide range of ongoing events and workshops related to community health, offered by the Northernwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Center for Community Health in Chicago, IL. 

   
     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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