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Community Empowerment, assessment & Health Promotion

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Ideas of how communities can lose power and how health promotion can be successfully implemented are offered.

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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 ...