Confronting public health disparities requires more than education and services. It’s about looking at the context in which people live, work, and play.
Because the community was invested in the research, we received better data. Because we had better data, we co-designed a better program.
This innovative approach to reviewing data was more engaging to participants, less intimidating, and more focused on each person’s lived experience.
For families that experience the damage and trauma that comes from living in the most distressed neighborhoods, traditional supportive services often fall short.