Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Translating Science into Solutions for Better Health

Toolkit for Developing Community Partnerships

The Community Engagement core supports community-engaged research that brings researchers, clinicians and the community together to share their knowledge, skills and resources with a common goal of improving the health of Los Angeles communities. This toolkit is intended to be a resource for researchers, health care providers and the community who are interested in conducting community-engaged research. This community partnership toolkit outlines the process and approach needed during every phase of community engaged research including:


  1. Relationship building
  2. Proposal development
  3. Project execution and
  4. Dissemination