Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role of policy change in improving health and addressing inequities
  • Define criteria for the components of a sound issue statement
  • Gain familiarity with resources for local data, and types of data
  • Begin to develop a statement of the issue under consideration

This workshop was a part of the Community Health Through Policy Change workshop series; the goal was to equip community/local-level practitioners supporting public health with the fundamentals to be able to develop and support policy efforts for improved community health.

This workshop series was developed as part of the PRC at Washington University in St. Louis Core Research Project (2019-2024), funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U48DP006395).