Guide to Policy Work for Community-Based Participatory Research Practitioners

Posted by on October 10, 2003

[posted from National Service-Learning listserv]

Dear Colleague,

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is pleased to announce new resources for community-based participatory research, developed by CCPH Fellow Cassandra Ritas.

Speaking Truth, Creating Power: A Guide to Policy Work for Community-Based Participatory Research Practitioners – authored by CCPH Fellow Cassandra Ritas, this tool-kit is designed for community-based participatory research institutional and community partners who want to create or change policies that affect health in their communities.

Cassandra holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Currently, she is the Policy Analyst for the Center on AIDS, Drugs, and Community Health, which is affiliated with Hunter College, the City University of New York, her undergraduate alma mater. She serves as chair of the Policy Work Group of the Harlem Urban Research Center, one of three CDC funded community-based participatory research centers. Cassandra has a life-long commitment to the creation of effective public policy through community participation.

Download the Guide and learn more about Cassandra at:

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