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  • 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, ...

  • Community Members’ Guide to Submitting a Community-Engaged Research Federal Grant Application

    This guide was written for community-based organizations interested in community-based research partnerships with academic researchers. In addition to the guide, the web page includes an Appendix and other helpful resources. Click here to learn more! Author(s): Tufts CTSI Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH Christina Mulé, PhD Carolyn Rubin, EdD Nathan Allukian, BA Joe Hodgkin, BA Marcia Izzi, MPH Joseph Braitsch II, MRP Community Partners Chien-Chi Huang, MS Megan Cheung, RN, LICSW Vivien Wu, BA Mei-Hua Fu, MS, MEd Alex ...

  • Mass Incarceration and Deportation Forum (p II)

    The URBAN-Los Angeles node, together with a number of co-sponsors*, held a forum attended by over eighty participants on the connections between Mass Incarceration and Mass Deportation on Saturday, April 19th. The forum began with a panel facilitated by URBAN-L.A. chair Jose Calderon and included:  Jessica Karp, National Day Laborer Organizing Network; Edna Monroy, CA Immigrant ...

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