Using cultural brokers on evaluation teams

In this blog post, Linda Cabral discusses how using cultural brokers as members of their evaluation team led to assisting them develop their data collection instruments and recruitment efforts.

She describes a few lessons learned: how including the cultural brokers in the evaluation team led to improved quality of data collection, breaking the language barrier between participants, and the importance of educating the cultural brokers on evaluation basics to include them as a fully participating team member.


Cabral, L. (2011, November 28). [Web log message]. Retrieved from