Welcome to the CRHE Technical Assistance Series!


Community Research for Health Equity (CRHE) ​​is a community-led research program that seeks to elevate community voices and make community priorities the primary goal of local health system transformation efforts.

The CRHE TA Series will support grantees in deepening capacity around equitable community-led research, connect grantees through a community of practice, and inspire us for the work ahead. The series will be facilitated by Design Impact (DI), in partnership with AcademyHealth.

For a program overview, read more here.


Learn how to:

  • Acknowledge and navigate power, privilege, and positionality within yourself, teams, and communities
  • Apply practical ways to address power and privilege within the research process
  • Uplift community assets and shaping outcomes for mutual gain


Learn how to:

  • Building team science
  • Understanding the proposal/grant from the ground up
  • Developing stakeholder knowledge pods and advancing the team science
  • Addressing the importance of aligning with community cultural values
  • Creating equity in the research/grant process


Learn about:

  • Principles of Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Community-Based Participatory Research Promising Practices
  • Community-Based Participatory Research and Health Equity


Learn about:

  • The Community Engagement Continuum Model
  • Centering Equity in Community-Engaged Research
  • Transparency and Mutual Benefit for Partners


Learn how to:

  • Ensure research findings are usable, accessible, and actionable for community sustainability.
  • Move learnings “off the paper” into meaningful community-led actions


View the Recording of the CRHE Kickoff Meeting in:

English   |   Spanish

Who’s Involved

Design Impact is a nonprofit social innovation firm that designs inclusive and creative approaches to complicated social problems.


AcademyHealth improves health and health care for all by advancing evidence to inform policy and practice.


Support for this series was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.