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Community Alliances and Mental Health: Better Together

Today is National Depression Screening Day. ICR takes the mental health of our communities seriously and Hartford’s overall mental health deserves some attention. Recently, the CRA presented slides and hosted conversation with the UCONN Department of Public Health Sciences about community-research partnerships in identifying and addressing community mental health. Candida

Funding Opportunity Info Session on June 3

Does your community-based organization have a public health project they want to launch? Are they trying to find ways to partner with the UCONN Department of Public Health Sciences? Come to this meeting and let the Community Research Alliance (CRA) help you to acheive your goals, one connection and funding opportunity at a

Schensul Receives Honorary Doctorate

Jean J. Schensul is one of two people receiving Honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters at North Carolina State University at its 2016 May 7th Commencement, Raleigh, NC. The Honorary Doctorate recognizes lifetime accomplishments in areas deemed significant by the university. Her Honorary Doctorate recognizes her contributions in the area of research for social

Ethnographer’s Toolkit Release Event at the Annual SFAA Meeting in Vancouver, March 2016

The completion of the Ethnographer’s Toolkit (2nd edition) was celebrated at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada, March 28 – April 2, 2016. Three sessions offered presentations by Toolkit authors and editors. The first session focused on methodological extensions of the books and chapters; the second on community based research

Check out our new webinar on Youth Participatory Action Research!

Check out our webinar on Youth Participatory Action Research (YPAR):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLnWOjdxjY8

This 90-minute recorded webinar was developed for the Oregon Public Health Division to provide an introduction to YPAR for their grantees.

YPAR is a promising evidence-based program for youth serving organizations (schools, government, local public health departments, or community-based organizations) to authentically engage youth in policies and programs that