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  • 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 ...

  • Participatory Research and Community Youth Development: VOICES in Sarasota County, Florida

    This article reports a case study of community-based participatory action research conducted as a community youth development activity, demonstrating a trend toward engaging youth in youth development efforts. The project actively engaged middle school youth in their communities and offered an avenue through which they could contribute to matters of importance to them. Youth are ...

  • The Crabby Creek Initiative: Building and Sustaining an Interdisciplinary Community Partnership

    In this article, we identify the steps and strategies that emerged through an interdisciplinary, community-based participatory research (CBPR) project—the Crabby Creek Initiative. The Initiative was undertaken jointly by Cabrini College faculty in biology and psychology, the Valley Creek Restoration Partnership (VCRP), the Stroud Water Research Center, (SWRC) and local residents of this eastern Pennsylvania region. ...

  • Developing a Community-Led Education Pipeline

    The Coeur d’Alene Tribe, the University of Idaho Extension, and other community and regional partners have been collaborating on the development of an education pipeline as a result of several years of leadership training in the community. Through their collaboration, gaps in educational services have been identified, new partnerships are being developed, and a deeper ...

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