PSE change initiatives involve a wide variety of people, agencies and organizations from all corners of the community, working toward a common goal. As with other public health initiatives, partnerships are vital to any PSE change process. They make it possible to divide the work so it can be completed more efficiently. Working with diverse partners also strengthens your efforts by capitalizing on each member’s strengths and reaching each member’s constituencies.
Build partnerships with community stakeholders and engage partners who might be affected by the broad issue identified. Ensure that the partnerships include stakeholders who can effectively work with your team to plan, implement, and evaluate evidence-based cancer control PSE change interventions.