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Working with Diverse Communities: Strategies Guided by Best Practice JSI Publication To help Part A grantees to effectively address disparities and inequities in adolescent health, this document provides a list of recommended strategies specific to working with diverse communities around … Continue reading

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Featured Resource   Place Matters: Youth Perspectives on Teen Pregnancy & Their Environment The purpose of this video is to educate diverse audiences about the influence community factors may have on teen pregnancy. While this video can be used with … Continue reading

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Featured Training Benefits of a Reproductive Justice Approach When Promoting Contraceptive Use in Diverse Communities JSI Research & Training Institute WDC Webinar. This webinar will highlighted the importance of utilizing a reproductive justice approach into our efforts of increasing access to effective forms … Continue reading

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What’s New? Integrating a Social Determinants of Health Approach in Teen Pregnancy Prevention JSI Research & Training Institute (JSI), 2014—The Working with Diverse Communities component has collaborated with Part A grantees to raise awareness among community partners of the relationship … Continue reading

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Community Needs Assessment Tool Kit Missouri Association for Community Action, 2009— Developed for use by community action agencies in Missouri, this tool kit guides users through an integrated needs assessment to build an understanding of social determinants in the community. … Continue reading

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Community Health Assessment and Group Evaluation (CHANGE) Action Guide: Building a Foundation of Knowledge to Prioritize Community Needs Center for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2010— This comprehensive data-collection tool and planning resource assists … Continue reading

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Plain Talk: The Story of a Community-Based Strategy to Reduce Teen Pregnancy The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 1998– The real stories and lessons learned from the launching of this initiative in 5 distinctly different communities demonstrate that engaging and training community … Continue reading

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Race Matters: Unequal Opportunities for Adolescent Reproductive Health The Annie E. Casey Foundation— This fact sheet highlights the barriers and consequences to unequal opportunity especially as it relates to adolescent reproductive health, and provides simple strategies to promote equal opportunities. … Continue reading

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Building Coalitions Among Communities of Color: A Multicultural Approach Office of Minority Health 2004– This guide provides strategies for building collaborations that draw on the strengths and assets of communities of color to help eliminate disparities in health and in … Continue reading