Measuring Community Involvement in Policymaking

New resources on metrics for equity in tobacco prevention

Measuring the effects of the policy process on communities is an important part of equity-focused policymaking.

Our newest resources offer a menu of evaluation options and metrics for policymakers, community groups, and public health practitioners who are exploring how best to measure the effectiveness of community engagement efforts undertaken through policy partnerships.

Access our resources to . . .

  • Get inspiration for new and deeper partnerships throughout the policy process;
  • Explore evidence to ground new approaches across policy issue areas; and
  • Find specific data metrics for community engagement activities.

These resources share examples from retail-focused commercial tobacco prevention, but the principles can be applied to every policy area.