Peers for Progress Webinar

Title: A continuum of community engagement in research: Reflections on power and control.  This webinar addresses thorny issues in efforts at community engagement: power and control. Featuring:   experienced community leaders, Laprisha Berry Daniels from Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice and J. Ricardo Guzman from Community Health and Social Services Center, and Barbara Israel and Amy Schulz, each well recognized for their work in community approaches. Moderated by Eugenia Eng. Read More

CCPH Webinar: Alignment, Accountability, and Sustainability in CBPR

Staying Anchored in Core Values and Principles Read More

COVID-19 Q&A Series: June 2021

Join us for the sixth installment of "Michigan Communities Conquering COVID" on Tuesday, June 29th at 6:00 p.m. EST. Spanish interpretation and closed captioning will be available through Zoom. See attached flyers for the Zoom link and information about the panelists. Read More

April 2021 Health Behavior Health Education (HBHE) Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Chris Coombe

Chris M. Coombe is an Assistant Research Scientist in the Department of Health Behavior & Health Education and is affiliated with the Detroit Community-Academic Urban Research Center (Detroit URC), a longstanding community-based participatory research (CBPR) partnership. She received her PhD from the University of Michigan and her MPH from University of California, Berkeley. Read More

New Initiative by Henry Ford Cancer Institute Aims to Increase Minority Participation in Clinical Trials

$750,000 Grant from Genentech Will Support Collaboration with the Detroit Urban Research Center Read More

Neighborhood Service Organization Awarded $4 Million for Mental Health Services, Named Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic

Neighborhood Service Organization (NSO), a leading community-based integrated health and human service agency, today announced that it has been named a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) and awarded $4 million in funding across two years to support its work.    Read More

Webinar: From Practice to Policy Using a Community-Based Participatory Research Approach

Watch a recording of the webinar, co-sponsored by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health! Read More

U-M Receives $1.4M in NIH Funding to Expand COVID-19 Outreach

Being deeply rooted in the wellbeing of Michigan communities meant that the Community Engagement program at the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR), Michigan Medicine, and the U-M School of Public Health (SPH) were on the frontlines when the pandemic hit the nation. They witnessed a significant imbalance in support for low income and communities of color across the state, so MICHR and UM-SPH came together to launch a program called, “’The Fierce Urgency of Now’: Communities Conquering COVID (C3).” Read More

CBPR Partnership Academy Now Accepting Applications!

Do you want to learn more about community-based participatory research (CBPR) -- a collaborative approach for improving health and equity? If the answer is YES, then we invite you to apply for the CBPR Partnership Academy, a year-long, intensive training program in CBPR. Read More

Grant Funding to Examine Poverty Solutions in Michigan

Are you interested in pursuing collaborative research to examine and address poverty in Michigan? If so, then we invite you to apply for a Research Strategies to Prevent and Alleviate Poverty grant, which is being offered to teams of community-academic partners as part of a joint funding program between Poverty Solutions and the Detroit URC.   Read More

Have you filled out the US Census yet? Deadline Sept. 30, 2020!

'10 minutes to answer 10 questions to affect the next 10 years,' mayor says. Read More

Partners Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

In this challenging and unprecedented time, Detroit URC partners continue to do vital work in Detroit and beyond to promote health equity, support collaborative research, and advocate for the most vulnerable. We send our gratitude to them, and to all of you who are working in collaboration to respond effectively to this pandemic. Here are some examples of resource compilations and reports from the ground that we hope will be of assistance: Read More

Detroit URC Board Partner Spotlight: An Interview with Richard Bryce, DO, Chief Medical Officer at Community Health and Social Services Center, Inc.

In this issue we feature the dynamic and engaging Dr. Richard Bryce D.O., a family physician and chief medical officer at the Community Health and Social Services Center, Inc. (CHASS), a federally qualified health center, in Southwest Detroit, Michigan. Richard is also clinical faculty at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Henry Ford Health System. Read More

CHASS Jolly Holiday

The festive folks at CHASS will be organizing a Jolly Holiday event on Thursday, December 19 from 1pm to 4pm... Read More

Detroit URC, Poverty Solutions award $79,500 to 3 community-academic research projects

Three collaborative teams of University of Michigan researchers and community partner… Read More

Congratulations Amy Schulz and Angie Reyes!

University of Michigan News recently featured the research of Detroit URC Board Members… Read More

Lower Eastside Action Plan celebrates 10 years of partnership with Erb Family Foundation

The Lower Eastside Action Plan is celebrating 10 years of partnership with the Erb Family… Read More

Check out this Community Engagement Course

Are you looking to improve your ability to effectively engage with communities and… Read More

UMDC's Noel Night this Saturday!

The University of Michigan Detroit Center (UMDC) will be participating in Midtown's annual "Noel Night", this Saturday, December 7... Read More

Long-standing Detroit URC Partner Margaret Dewar featured in Detroit Free Press

Today we focus on the work of 2017 Poverty Solutions - Detroit URC grant recipient... Read More

Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation focuses on Work of Long-standing Detroit URC Partner Michelle Heisler

Today we feature Michelle Heisler, a grant recipient in the first round of Poverty Solutions - Detroit URC grant awards,,, Read More

Small Planning Grant Deadline Fast Approaching!

If you are thinking about applying for a small planning grant, please remember the deadline is just a few short weeks away! Read More

Celebrating Partnership at APHA 2019

Public Health researchers, activists and leaders from across the country all convened this week in Philadelphia for the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo... Read More

Detroit URC and Affiliated Partnerships Present at APHA 2019

Many Detroit URC and affiliated partnerships’ partners, staff and friends were selected to present at the upcoming American Public Health Association Annual Meeting    Read More

Zachary Rowe featured in new publication

Zachary Rowe, Executive Director of Friends of Parkside, is one of five thought leaders recently featured  Read More