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Community Organizations’ Research Toolkit

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As someone in a community organization, choosing to get involved in a health research partnership is not an easy decision. It can be time-consuming and difficult to see results. Nevertheless, research can have tremendous benefits for your community and society in the long-term.

This toolkit is designed to give you fundamental information about research to help decide whether becoming a research partner is right for you, and if so, give your organization helpful tools to ensure success.

This toolkit:

  • Demonstrates the importance of research
  • Explains why community participation is important
  • Provides information on how academic research works, and
  • Gives resources to help organizations decide whether & how to participate