Ideas of how communities can lose power and how health promotion can be successfully implemented are offered.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com July 18, 2018, 6:57 am ad1c9bdddf
The first thing that comes to mind about the importance of community empowerment as it relates to community assessment and health promotion is a Wal-Mart. So many communities fall prey to corporations that try to come in like Wal-Mart, which ultimately disrupts the business ecosystem of a town and therefore provokes them to lose their empowerment.
Then there's looking honestly and realistically at the community attitude and behavior. I worked in one town that honestly accepted they had a teen pregnancy problem and embraced grant ...