Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes when implemented in multiple real-life settings, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities.

A Community-Based Participatory Approach to the Development and Implementation of an HIV Health Behavior Intervention: Lessons Learned in Navigating Research and Practice Systems from Project HAPPY

Holliday RC, Phillips R, Akintobi TH.

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Case Study, Peer Review Study

Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Education Access and Quality
Healthcare Access and Quality
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article details the Project HAPPY (HIV/AIDS Prevention Project for Youth) and how it engaged Black/African-American youth through research and implementation of the project. Youth were a part of expert panel that reviewed proposed HIV/AIDS curricula. and did outreach to get youth enrolled in the program. They recruited 431 teens and enrolled 57%, with 72% of enrolled youth attending all sessions.

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Advancing Racial Equity

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Black or African American

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