Participation in action: the Healthy African American Families community conference model.

@article{Jones2010ParticipationIA,
  title={Participation in action: the Healthy African American Families community conference model.},
  author={Loretta F Jones and Barry E. Collins},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 1 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          S2-15-20
        }
}
The Healthy African American Families project (HAAF) in Los Angeles developed "community conferences" as a method of engaging local community members in mutually beneficial participatory collaborations with academic and clinical researchers. In these conferences, community voices and concerns about a health issue are translated into the language of scientific inquiry. Scientific information and process are translated into forms that can be understood and utilized by the lay community. Equally… CONTINUE READING

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