Publication by ICR and Chinese researchers on HIV prevention efforts among Chinese sex workers.

By |November 4th, 2016|

A new publication by ICR and Chinese researchers was just released online prior to print in Qualitative Health Research. The article presents ethnographic data detailing HIV prevention practices among Chinese sex workers. Findings have important implications for introducing new prevention options like female condoms and other innovations now becoming available. Learn more about the project […]

Register for the New Youth Track at the Regional NESAWG Food System Conference!

By |August 9th, 2016|

For several years, ICR has been focused on building connections between youth food justice programs throughout CT. In building these connections, opportunities to learn from youth in other states are critically important. Every year, the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group (NESAWG) hosts its flagship event, the It Takes a Region conference, to allow participants from […]

ICR receives additional funding for HIV Project

By |August 9th, 2016|

ICR received additional funding from the National Institute on Mental Health for a project to develop a system dynamics simulation model of Greater Hartford’s HIV care continuum in as a tool for community use to reduce the epidemic.

ICR Staff Facilitate a Workshop for Youth on Food Justice in Western MA

By |June 23rd, 2016|

ICR facilitators recently presented a workshop at the Western Massachusetts Youth Summit food justice intensive. The workshop, titled “A day in Food: Justice on Your Plate”, focused on identity as a factor in the work to increase justice in the food movement. ICR has been working with partners in Connecticut for several years on building […]

ICR Staff Present at “Innovations in Collaborative Modeling” Conference in Michigan

By |June 23rd, 2016|

Two ICR projects were presented at the second “Innovations in Collaborative Modeling” conference held at the Kellogg Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. We presented our collaborative approach to modeling the HIV test-and-treat care continuum in Hartford, CT, in which we are examining with community stakeholders factors that affect inter-organizational network ties […]

ICR works with Veterans Project in East Granby

By |June 22nd, 2016|

ICR was invited by the Farmington Valley Health District and community stakeholders in East Granby to work with them to help launch Resilience Grows Here (RGH), a community-based initiative on mental health with a focus on veterans, active duty, reservists and their families. Its mission is to create a community that fosters the health and […]