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  • Definition The US Department of Labor defines community auditing as "a strategic planning effort that involves all relevant stakeholders" in the identification of community needs and the deployment of resources in a manner which more effectively matches supply and demand." [1] According to Carol Packham, community auditing "is an empowering...
  • Community- or citizen-based monitoring is a generic term for citizen oversight of public services. Also known as participatory monitoring, CBM is ideally led by the local population and involves both oversight and reporting of service quality, efficiency, and efficacy.
  • Community committees are representative bodies established as intermediaries between an area’s residents and a higher level of government.
  • Note: the following article is a stub. Please help us complete it. Definition "Community care is delivered in private homes, retirement communities, residential or long-term care homes and community clinics. Community care programs are designed to Help people maintain optimal health and function Prevent or delay admissions to hospitals Support...
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    Definition Community organizing is a process where people who live in proximity to each other come together into an organization that acts in their shared self-interest. Unlike those who promote more-consensual community building, community organizers generally assume that social change necessarily involves conflict and social struggle in order to generate...
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