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  • URBAN Meetings at 2014 AERA Conference

    URBAN will host a general meeting as well as several events at the upcoming AERA conference in Philadelphia from April 3-7.  Click here to view the full URBAN program!  Read more below! Thanks to the 2013-2014 URBAN planning team for putting this meeting together.  Click here to view the meeting agenda.   General URBAN AERA Meeting Sunday April 6, 2014, 4:00pm ...

  • Data, Analytics and CBOs

    Big data and analytics for community-focused nonprofits can improve analytic capabilities and increase impact. However, Community-based organization needs do not match well with conventional notions of data and analytics. Decentralized model for data-driven research may be preferred, but centralized model is dominant. CBOs can articulate data needs, but are often not yet able to access ...

  • Postdoctoral Scholar Opportunity with CCREC

    The Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California (CCREC) at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Scholar for a Spencer Foundation funded project on ethical issues in community-based research, under the direction of Ronald D. Glass, CCREC PI/Director and Professor of Philosophy of Education. The Postdoctoral ...

  • Launch of Marilyn Gittell Digital Archive

    CUNY Graduate Center is pleased to announce the launch of the Marilyn Gittell Digital Archive. The digital archive honors Dr. Marilyn Gittell’s contributions to the public school reform and community control movements of the 1960s, focusing on her scholarship about the people, politics and possibilities of educational justice in New York City.  This website serves as ...

  • Establishing and Evaluating Equitable Partnerships

    In this paper, the authors present two models for establishing and evaluating partnerships. They also provide a working definition of a partnership, propose strategies for identifying resources for starting and maintaining partnerships, and provide several methods for evaluating them. Their purpose is to increase understanding of the dynamics of building stronger, more equity-based partnerships. Models ...

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