Video and Multimedia

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Video 12.1: The People's Report: Trailer
Description: Hearts and Minds Film produced a brief video introduction to The People’s Report, which, as described above, was an ethnographic study that incorporated a collaborative community approach and also organized 15 community residents from Wilmington Delaware neighbors to serve as participatory action researchers (PAR) in the project. The community residents who engaged in the PAR study were from the Wilmington, Delaware neighborhoods that were the areas of focus and had experience in the streets and/or criminal justice system.

Audio 12.1: Youth Research Their Community
Description: In this episode of Doin’ the Work: Frontline Stories of Social Change, Shimon Cohen, LCSW, talks with Leili Lyman, a current student at UC Berkley. Between 0:37 and 5:55 in the podcast, Leili talks about how she learned to conduct Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR) at the RYSE Youth Center while she was in high school. Leili’s research explored why marijuana was the primary coping strategy for youth in Richmond, California, the community where she lived. The findings help to examine issues that are common for youth in Richmond, CA, including trauma, lack of resources, stigma, and barriers to mental health supports.

Web 12.1: Strengthening Nonprofits - A Guide to Measuring Outcomes
Description: Measuring Outcomes is a comprehensive guide for nonprofit organizations and leaders seeking to design practices and policies for program evaluation and outcome measurement. The resource is part of the Strengthening Nonprofits: A Capacity Builder’s Resource Library, which was created through capacity-building grants provided to the National Resource Center from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services between 2002 and 2009.

Web 12.2: The People's Report Using Participatory Action Research
Description: The People’s Report documents findings from an ethnographic community needs assessment conducted in 2010 of two of Wilmington, Delaware’s most violent neighborhoods. The participatory action researchers (PAR), in cooperation with principal investigator, Yasser Payne, PhD, worked with a coalition of community partners to interview over 500 community residents about community violence.