Institute for Community Research
Sharing Our Work

Sharing Our Work

At ICR, we use many ways to share our own work and the research and perspectives of others in order to contribute to community understanding of social problems and potential solutions.

ICR engages local publics, the scientific community, and wider audiences (community residents, community-based organizations, art advocates, and others) in understanding, interpreting, and applying the results of research. We do so by publishing our findings and methods, hosting exhibits, interactive performances, film and photography showings, multimedia community installations, disseminating our curricula and training tools, and through dialogue and community debate at sponsored forums.

Publications >

View the most recent publications by ICR researchers. See all >

Curricula and Other Media>

ICR researchers and participants utilize and establish curricula and digital formats to share information on the findings and process used in their projects. Our curricula, podcasts, videos, and webinars can be used in classrooms, community organizations, and in other research institutions. See all>

Exhibits >

ICR exhibits reach and engage broad audiences by bringing together researchers, artists, and diverse community members. Our exhibits are designed to share new knowledge and scientific results, cultural traditions and representation, and expressive awareness of the world in which we live. See all >

Participatory Work >

Videos, films, performances, artworks, and more. Participatory research methods can use creative approaches to display research models, design effective health interventions, communicate research results, and engage communities in action to improve and enrich their lives. Many youth and other community members who have gone through the Participatory Action Research (PAR) process at ICR have shared their work and research experiences at special public events. These events are opportunities to describe a problem of significant concern in their lives, and to present their research, results, and recommendations for community action to bring about change. See all >

ICR Sponsored Conferences >

ICR conferences explore key issues and community research related to social justice, equity in health, education, and cultural conservation, and other topics relevant to our mission. Central to many of our conferences are the goals to advance best practices in community research methods and to use scientific and community knowledge to promote and advocate for innovative and comprehensive solutions to troubling trends and problems of our times. See all >

Forums/Speaker Series >

Sharing viewpoints, generating debate, dialogue, and advocacy, and keeping diverse audiences up to date on new developments are the goals of ICR forums and speaker presentations. See all >

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