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February Community of Practice: Community-Based Participatory Research: Origin versus Interpretations

  • 27 Feb 2019
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Building A, Sabin-Cleere room (4300 Cherry Creek S Dr, Denver, CO 80246)

These meetings are informal, with a specific topic, facilitator, and practice-building purpose to guide discussion. They are intended to let you share with and learn from your colleagues and grow in the profession.

From 5:30 to 6:00 we will gather and introduce ourselves.

At 6:00 we’ll start our program: Applications and Controversies of Community-Based Participatory Research

Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) as a health research tradition originated in Paulo Freire’s work in Brazilian favelas and his prolific writing beginning with Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1968). Applications of developing critical consciousness about root causes have propelled a wide variety of cultural groups to produce public health outcomes throughout the U.S. and many other countries. Community control over the research dynamic, ownership of data, public presentation have greatly enriched results in a variety of public health topics.

Come to the presentation of a brief synopsis of the history of CBPR with applications and controversies.

Note: This location does not have food available. However, there are multiple nearby locations to pick up dinner or a snack on your way to the Community of Practice meeting.

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