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Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) Study

The purpose of this study is to gather authentic empirical data from Black girls ages 10 to 19 who live in Delaware about their lived experiences, challenges, survival strategies, and resources they utilize. It is the intent of The National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NC100BW), Delaware Chapter, that data and recommendations inform their community advocacy agenda, public policy, funding resources, human service delivery options, and further research in the State of Delaware about Black girls. Areas to be examined include self-esteem, identity, resilience, health, economic well-being, and educational outcomes.

CRESP Team Researchers: Katrina Morrison, Tia Barnes, Sue GiancolaShameeka Jelenewicz,

Hilary Mead, & Terry-Ann Richards

Citations for The State of Our Union: Black Girls in Delaware – Health Policy Brief (PB21-001)

Citations for The State of Our Union: Black Girls in Delaware – Image/Self-Image Policy Brief (PB21-002)

Citations for The State of Our Union: Black Girls in Delaware – Racism Policy Brief (PB21-003)

Citations for The State of Our Union: Black Girls in Delaware – Safety Policy Brief (PB21-004)

Citations for The State of Our Union: Black Girls in Delaware –Resilience Policy Brief (PB21-005)

 

Start Date: January 15, 2020
End Date: June 30, 2021
CRESP Lead Researcher: Katrina Morrison
Funder: Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS); Partnership for Health Communities (PHC), National Coalition of 100 Black Women -- Delaware Chapter and DE-CTR ACCEL
Partner Organization(s): Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS); National Coalition of 100 Black Women – Delaware Chapter (NC100BW), Partnership for Healthy Communities (PHC), Delaware State University (DSU), DE-CTR ACCEL and CRESP
Partner Experts: Cassandra Codes-Johnson, DHSS; Raye Jones and Sherese Carr, NC100BW; Rita Landgraf, PHC; Myrna Nurse and Padmini Banerjee, DSU
Resources:

Citations for The State of Our Union: Black Girls in Delaware—Health Policy Brief (PB21- 001) Link is below CRESP team researchers info

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