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
Staying Anchored in Core Values and Principles Read More
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
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.
$750,000 Grant from Genentech Will Support Collaboration with the Detroit Urban Research Center Read More
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.
Watch a recording of the webinar, co-sponsored by Community-Campus Partnerships for Health! Read More
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
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
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
'10 minutes to answer 10 questions to affect the next 10 years,' mayor says. Read More
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
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
The festive folks at CHASS will be organizing a Jolly Holiday event on Thursday, December 19 from 1pm to 4pm... Read More
Three collaborative teams of University of Michigan researchers and community partner… Read More
University of Michigan News recently featured the research of Detroit URC Board Members… Read More
The Lower Eastside Action Plan is celebrating 10 years of partnership with the Erb Family… Read More
Are you looking to improve your ability to effectively engage with communities and… Read More
The University of Michigan Detroit Center (UMDC) will be participating in Midtown's annual "Noel Night", this Saturday, December 7... Read More
Today we focus on the work of 2017 Poverty Solutions - Detroit URC grant recipient... Read More
Today we feature Michelle Heisler, a grant recipient in the first round of Poverty Solutions - Detroit URC grant awards,,, Read More
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
Many Detroit URC and affiliated partnerships’ partners, staff and friends were selected to present at the upcoming American Public Health Association Annual Meeting