Here are some of our favorite resources for community-engaged research and practice. We hope you’ll find them helpful.

Community-Engaged Research Guide

Provided by the Bernard Becker Medical Library and our center, this guide will introduce you to resources related to community-engaged research and practice. The guide offers a comprehensive list of articles, videos, and other helpful resources to help community and academic partners develop a strong community-engaged research practice.

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health

The mission of Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is to promote health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. The organization offers networking opportunities and a library of resources and trainings for those interested in health equity and social justice work.

Community Tool Box

The Community Tool Box is a free online resource for those working to build healthier communities and bring social change. It offers tips and step-by-step guides to help individuals and organizations take action in their communities. Tool Box modules and examples cover community engagement topics including community assessment, intervention planning and evaluation, advocacy, and more.

Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences

The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research is a joint initiative of Washington University in St. Louis’s Institute for Public Health and Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS). The ICTS is dedicated to moving research from discovery to clinical practice, leading to better health outcomes.

Exchanging Knowledge: A Research and Dissemination Toolkit

The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research has developed comprehensive Dissemination and Implementation resources to support the translational research process.

Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement

The Gephardt Institute fosters a vibrant culture of civic engagement throughout Washington University, realized by engaged citizens, scholarship, and partnerships that advance the collective good.

The HOPE Initiative Data Tool

The HOPE Initiative hosts an interactive data tool designed to help public health researchers, practitioners, and officials at the state and country level track important health indicators. Measures of health equity such as the social determinants of health, geography, and specific health outcomes, are tracked.

Think Cultural Health

Think Cultural Health is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services of Minority Health. Think Cultural Health hosts information and trainings on the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS Standards). The CLAS Standards are a series of steps to ensure equitable access to health and social services for all individuals.

Watch past lectures

Our Vimeo channel features recordings from past events covering community engagement topics such as building a community advisory board, community-academic partnerships, and more.