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.
Start Date: January 15, 2020
End Date: June 30, 2020
CRESP Lead Researcher: Tia Barnes
Funder: Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS); Partnership for Health Communities (PHC)
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)
Partner Experts: Cassandra Codes-Johnson, DHSS; Raye Jones and Sherese Carr, NC100BW; Rita Landgraf, PHC; Myrna Nurse and Padmini Banerjee, DSU