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  • RFP: Next Generation Engagement

    The 2014 Lynton Colloquium on the Scholarship of Engagement was held on September 15, 2014, at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Hosted by NERCHE and the Center for Engaged Democracy (CED) at Merrimack College, the Annual Lynton Colloquium launched a new research initiative aimed at studying key community engagement issues identified by a crowd-sourcing methodology ...

  • Job Opp at UMass Boston Gaston Institute

    The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Boston seeks an Associate Director for Research.  The Associate Director will initiate, develop and implement a research agenda in the field of education that leverages the expertise, skills and research interest of the institute by developing funding proposals to federal, state and ...

  • Guidelines for Peer Reviewing Community Based Research

    The URBAN Publications Committee has drafted these guidelines for evaluating community- based research (CBR). In so doing, they hope to help researchers, editors, and reviewers seeking to identify high-quality community-based research to place in their journals. The Committee welcomes your feedback.  Please send your thoughts and questions to charlotte_ryan@uml.edu. Check out the relevant documents below! Executive Summary Full Guidelines ASA ...

  • Call for Papers: Immigration

    As part of a five-volume reference encyclopedia by ABC-CLIO/Greenwood examining contemporary issues that people of color experience in the United States, this Call for Papers for Volume 5 focuses on immigration and migration. This includes original essays and debate questions. The submission deadline is September 19, 2014.  Please click here for full details.  

  • Amnesty or Abolition? Felons, illegals, and the case for a new abolition movement

    Nearly 10 percent of California’s residents are prisoners, parolees, felons, or undocumented immigrants. Although differently constituted, these groups form a caste of persons living in the Golden State for whom neither democracy nor freedom is guaranteed. Prisoners, parolees, and undocumented immigrants cannot vote. Parolees, felons, and undocumented immigrants are variously denied access to public housing, ...

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