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Creating a better future for communities through research

Community mobilization

Community volunteers Joanne and John at CCBR-initiated Paulander neighbourhood forum and celebration.

Social innovation building block #3

Use research to inspire and build relationships among people who, in turn, use the knowledge they jointly produce to guide their collective social action.

"A community becomes mobilized when a particular group of people becomes aware of a shared concern or common need, and decides together to take action in order to create shared benefits."

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Community Mobilization and AIDS