[URBANTH-L]FUNDING: Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Annual
jancius at ohio.edu
Thu Jan 11 18:55:17 EST 2007
From: Sarena Seifer <sarena at u.washington.edu>
*please forward to others who may be interested
Dear COMM-ORG colleagues,
Nominations are due February 16 for the Community-Campus Partnerships
for Health (CCPH) Annual Award!
The CCPH Award recognizes exemplary partnerships between communities and
higher educational institutions that build on each other's strengths to
improve higher education, civic engagement, and the overall health of
The intent of the CCPH Award is to highlight the power and potential of
community-campus partnerships. As a strategy, these partnerships can
contribute to achieving many significant outcomes, including but not
limited to: eliminating health disparities; producing
community-responsive, culturally competent health professionals;
increasing the diversity of the health workforce; expanding access to
higher education, health care and technology; and advancing economic,
social and environmental justice.
The award recognizes work being done by community-campus partnerships to
achieve CCPH strategic goals, including:
* Combining the knowledge and wisdom in communities and in academic
institutions to solve major health, social and/or economic challenges.
* Building the capacity of communities and higher educational
institutions to engage each other in authentic partnerships.
* Supporting communities in their work with academic partners.
* Recognizing and rewarding faculty for community engagement and
* Developing partnerships that balance power and share resources
* Ensuring that community-driven social change is central to
service-learning and community-based participatory research.
Through the CCPH Award we seek to recognize community-campus
* Others can aspire to.
* Embody the CCPH principles (see
* Pursue multiple community-campus partnership strategies.
* Involve a full range of partners.
* Achieve significant outcomes that go beyond a process or a single
The CCPH Award recipient will receive:
1. Public recognition of the partnership's achievements at an award
presentation ceremony at the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
10th anniversary conference, April 11-14, 2007 in Toronto, ON Canada
(Two partnership representatives will accept the award on behalf of the
partnership at CCPH's expense). For more information on the conference,
2. Two commemorative plaques.
3. A press release and newsletter articles announcing the award and
describing the partnership.
4. A description of the partnership on the CCPH website, with links
to the partnership's website.
5. An opportunity to publish an article about the partnership in one
of the peer-reviewed publications affiliated with the CCPH 10th
anniversary conference (for list, see:
6. Special opportunities to present at CCPH-sponsored forums that
highlight promising practices.
Any partnerships that are selected for an honorable mention will receive
To be eligible, the applicant must be an established partnership
involving one or more community partners and one or more higher
education partners. By "community partner" we mean an individual,
organization or agency that contributes to the partnership and is not a
higher education partner. By "higher education partner" we mean a
community college, college, university or residency program (including
affiliated administrators, faculty, staff and students) that contributes
to the partnership.
Partnerships must nominate themselves and need not be members of CCPH.
Partnerships that have applied in the past but did not receive the award
or honorable mentions may re-submit. We welcome nominations from any
country or nation. CCPH can only accept nominations in English.
For details, please visit http://depts.washington.edu/ccph/awards.html
For information on past CCPH Award recipients and honorable mentions,
please visit http://depts.washington.edu/ccph/awards.html
Questions about the CCPH Award, including requests for consultation by
phone, should be sent to award06 at u.washington.edu
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) promotes health (broadly
defined) through partnerships between communities and higher educational
institutions. We are a growing network of over 1,300 communities and
campuses throughout the United States, Canada and increasingly the world
that are collaborating to promote health through service-learning,
community-based participatory research, broad-based coalitions and other
partnership strategies. Become a member today at www.ccph.info
CCPH is the Higher Education Senior Program Advisor for the Learn and
Serve America National Service-Learning Clearinghouse. Visit the
Clearinghouse at www.servicelearning.org
Join CCPH for our 10th Anniversary Conference, April 11-14, 2007 in Toronto
Mobilizing Partnerships for Social Change
See www.ccph.info for details!
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