Panel: “Equitable Virtual & Hybrid Researcher-Community Partnerships”
Building on equitable partnership principles to advance social change for the public good, this session will explore how scholars have maintained and created community partnerships during the pandemic. Panelists will share best practices and reflect on how to build trust virtually while recognizing power differences, leverage online tools to create community-identified priorities, and embrace hybrid approaches towards collective impact.
Amy J. Schulz, Professor in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education and University Diversity & Social Transformation Professor at the University of Michigan
Rebecca Bratspies, Law Professor at the City University of New York and Director of the Center for Urban Environmental Reform
Walter Dogan, Community Partner & Leader, New York
Sammy Kayed, Managing Director and Co-Founder of the Environment Academy at the American University of Beirut
Mira Homeidan, Community Partner & Leader, Btekhnay (in the mountains of Lebanon)