Develop a Vision

Published In: Ethnicity & Disease, v. 19, no. 4, suppl. 6, Chapter 3, Autumn 2009, p. S6-17-S6-30

by Loretta Jones, Barbara Meade, Keith C. Norris, Aziza Lucas-Wright, Felica Jones, Moraya Moini, Andrea Jones, Paul Koegel

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The Vision stage is the development of the agreed-upon framework for the study, including identifying the issue, the community, the stakeholders, and major aspects of the approach. Achieving the Vision requires planning through a Framing Committee, agreeing on a vision by sharing perspectives and identifying commonalities or ''win-wins'' that hold the partnership together for community benefit, and evaluating the emergence of the Vision and the partnership. Here, we review tools and strategies.

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