From Isolation to Community - Creating Solidarity
8/2/2013, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
"From Isolation to Community: What a Social Capital Intervention Suggests About Creating Solidarity in the Neighborhood and Beyond"
Hear exploratory findings about a neighborhood intervention focused on meeting one’s neighbors and discussing local needs and civic action.
The presentation will focus on the impact of NeighborCircles on social capital. Implications for future research and experimentation with similar interventions, including use of the NeighborCircles model in Nashville neighborhoods will be discussed. Representatives from the Martha O’Bryan Center and the Neighborhoods Resource Center will share reactions on the potential for NeighborCircles in Nashville.
Presenter: Brendan O'Connor M.Ed., Vanderbilt University and the Gamaliel Foundation
Community Research Partners is a forum to promote academic-community health research partnerships; to share information about on-going academic-community partnerships; learn about resources to support community-engaged research; and provide an opportunity for interested parties to network.