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Center for Community Research and Engagement

The Center for Community Research and Engagement aims to promote community-based projects through collaborative research, critical analysis, high impact classes, and public outreach in order to explore societal inequities and advance social change.

The primary objectives of the Center are:

  • Augment capacity of community-based organizations to accomplish their goals by providing research and service-learning support;
  • Develop opportunities for student involvement in community-based research and action to enhance learning;
  • Provide an outlet for the publication and dissemination of the findings of community-based research and the outcomes of community engagement;
  • Create and sustain a network of scholars who are actively engaged in community-based projects;
  • Foster an environment for innovative thinking on solutions to community challenges;
  • Facilitate workshops, colloquia, and conferences to support exchanges and collaborations related to community research and engagement.