Using Participatory Mapping to Diagnose Upstream Determinants of Health and Prescribe Downstream Policy-Based Interventions
TOOLS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PRACTICE — Volume 17 — November 5, 2020
This photo of a paper street map of the Westmont/West Athens community in South Los Angeles provides details on resident walking and public transportation routes to and from Helen Keller Park. The map also includes resident-identified park access assets (eg, street lighting) and challenges (eg, crime and violence).
Paper street map of community park access assets and challenges, South Los Angeles, 2015.
This digital street map of the Westmont/West Athens community in South Los Angeles combines all community-level assets (eg, community presence, street lighting) and challenges (eg, vacant lots, tobacco shops) that residents documented on the Helen Keller Park accessibility and community mobility paper street maps during our mapping sessions.
Digitized participatory geographic information systems map of community park access assets and challenges, South Los Angeles, 2015.
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