Tips for Engaging Diverse Partners

Tips for Engaging Diverse Partners

Published: Sep 30, 2022
Publisher: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

So O’Neil

Dee Balliet

Christina Love

Luz Marquez Benbow

Bre Jefferson

Sofi Martinez

Amanda Benton

This resource offers a set of key considerations for identifying potential external partners, conducting outreach to them, and building and sustaining productive relationships with them. It is intended to uplift but not direct strategies for regular, consistent, bidirectional, and meaningful engagement beyond formal and standardized processes for soliciting feedback (e.g., listening sessions, comment forms, etc.).

For more resources on “Leading Practices to Advance Equity and Support of Underserved Communities Throughout Health and Human Services Programs,” see

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