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NIJ Innovations in Measuring Community Perceptions Challenge Winner: Michelle Masters

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2023, $2,500)

This entry proposes a qualitative method called Photovoice that uses a combination of photos and text to gather data. Photovoice is often deployed in conjunction with Community Based Participatory Research (CBPR) when used at the community level. The five constructs would be used as a series of prompts. Participants would upload a photograph and descriptive text in response to each of the prompts. Microgeographies of photos could be identified by the submitter. Qualitative analysis software would be used to identify themes in the text. This entry proposes a novel design for soliciting community perceptions. 

This entry won fourth prize in the category 2 overall competition.

Date Created: December 13, 2023