The Detroit URC: fostering health equity through 
community-based participatory research (CBPR)
for more than 20 years

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May 2018

This issue includes an interview with Guy O. Williams, President and CEO of Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice. A newly updated online course on community-based participatory research is featured. We um3detroit and look forward to Beyond the Ivory Tower. This issue also includes links to upcoming events and our partners in the news.

April 2018

This issue includes an interview with Sheilah Clay, President and CEO of Neighborhood Service Organization. The Healthy Environments Partnership is featured, with links to newly-published research. We recap "Social Work Research Advances Social Justice: Our School's Contributions and Future Inspirations" and look forward to a summer course on methods in CBPR. This issue also includes links to upcoming events and our partners in the news.

February 2018  

This issue launches a new series highlighting the work of our Board, starting with the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation. We take a look back at CBPR presentations at the American Public Health Association annual meeting, and announce the winners of two grant opportunites. This issue also includes links to upcoming events, funding opportunities, and our partners in the news.

 


Summer 2017

This issue includes an in-depth interview with retired Detroit URC board member and U-M SPH Professor Richard Lichtenstein; an outline of Detroit URC and affiliated partnership presentations scheduled for the APHA conference in Atlanta; an announcement of those selected to receive small planning grants focused on improving air quality in Detroit, and more. 

Spring 2017

The first newsletter of 2017, this issue highlights the lifetime career accomplishments of Emeritus Board Member J. Ricardo Guzman, talks about an important Public Health Action Plan for Detroit, introduces the third cohort of the CBPR Partnership Academy, and more. 


Winter 2016

This issue introduces several items, including the first community-academic research teams awarded grants through our collaborative program with U-M Poverty Solutions; Detroit URC small planning grant recipients; and a new Detroit URC Educational Opportunities catalog. There are also photos from the 2016 Holiday Party. 

Fall 2016

This autumn 2016 issue is chock full of announcements, including a request for proposals for a new poverty solutions grant, news about partnership presentations scheduled for the American Public Health Association meeting in Denver, a health coach job posting for the Chandler Park Healthy Neighborhood Initiative, and more! 

Spring/Summer 2016

The first issue of 2016, this e-newsletter recaps the Detroit URC's 20th Anniversary Symposium, with a link to a photo gallery from the event, as well as to a video archive of Dr. David Satcher's keynote address. The newsletter also welcomes new members of the Community-Academic Research Network (CAR-Net), and informs readers of new funding opportunities. 

 

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