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How to approach community members and organisations

Sometimes researchers start with clear ideas of the work that is needed and aren’t sure exactly who they should work with. Coupled with some of the work identified in this web site about understanding of the principles of a partnership and assessing readiness and capacity to change, this section identifies some steps and tools to learn more about the community and approach potential community members and organisations. The following strategies will help you get started. 

Download key strategies to help you get started.

Source: Giachello AL, Ashton D, Kyler P, Rodriguez ES, Shanker R, Umemoto A, eds. 2007. Making Community Partnerships Work: A Toolkit. White Plains, NY: March of Dimes Foundation.

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