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Creating racially equitable communities requires that those most affected by inequities can participate meaningfully in community development.
Four principles can help create an environment that fosters community engagement in research and policy analysis.
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If the promise of research is improved lives and more equitable policy, how can we ensure our methods uphold those priorities from beginning to end?
Research on community perceptions of police often fails to survey those who are most exposed to policing practices.
Because the community was invested in the research, we received better data. Because we had better data, we co-designed a better program.

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