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WOC Initiative Project Highlight- Mapping Eviction

WOC Initiative Project Highlight- Mapping Eviction BY BRITTNEY MILES There is amazing work-in-progress emerging in The Cincinnati Project’s 2018 initiative to highlight the experiences and voices of women of color, funded by the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. One highlight is the work of Elaina Johns-Wolfe and the students in her Urban Society sociology course. They are partnering with Housing Opportunities […]

Women of Color at the Center

Women of Color at the Center Women of color provide important leadership in the city of Cincinnati, working in all sectors and volunteering their time for a better Cincinnati. At the same time, women of color face a multitude of challenges, including an alarmingly high poverty rate, high rates of health problems, and other inequities. […]

Symposium Next Friday!

Symposium Next Friday! We are looking forward to the symposium next week! There will be engaging panel conversations about negotiating power in relationships, discussions with local leaders about the value of partnerships across sectors, and students and faculty describing their community-partnered research. There’s a longer story about the symposium here. You can find the full schedule here. […]

Students in Public Relations Campaigns Class Assist TCP Partners

Students in Public Relations Campaigns Class Assist TCP Partners “It’s important/beneficial for UC students to collaborate with [community] organizations because both parties can benefit. With my experience and tenure at Total Quality Logistics (TQL), I could provide the Civic Garden Center (CGC) with our marketing team so they can set up these volunteer opportunities. TQL […]

Communities Acting for Kids Empowerment (CAKE)

Communities Acting for Kids Empowerment (CAKE) BY FARRAH JACQUEZ, JAMIE-LEE MORRIS, & MICHAEL TOPMILLER In September 2016, UC Psychology department faculty member Farrah Jacquez, New Prospect Baptist Church community organizer Jamie-Lee Morris, and American Academy of Family Physicians geographer Michael Topmiller were chosen as Interdisciplinary Research Leaders (IRL) by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The IRL program […]

2017-2018 TCP Scholars

2017-2018 TCP Scholars We are pleased to have another great cohort of TCP Scholars. The Scholars are a funded group of researchers who are working on projects that directly benefit disadvantaged people in Cincinnati. We are fortunate to have funding support from the Wilder Foundation and the College of Arts and Sciences to support this year’s scholars. The 2017-2018 […]

Building Connections on Campus

Building Connections on Campus A couple weeks ago, we co-hosted an energizing workshop on community-partnered research for faculty across the university. The event grew out of a chat with the co-directors of the Center for Race, Gender and Social Justice at the College of Law. Janet Moore, Farrah Jacquez, and Edie Morris take questions from the […]

Partnering with the Black United Front on the Cincinnati Collaborative Agreement

Partnering with the Black United Front on the Cincinnati Collaborative Agreement By Shaonta’ Allen, second year doctoral student in Sociology, graduate assistant, Yates Fellow, and Southern Regional Education Board Scholar Through The Cincinnati Project,  I’ve had the opportunity to work with the Black United Front, a local organization committed to bettering community police relations in Cincinnati, on a […]

Working Together to Refresh the Collaborative Agreement

Working Together to Refresh the Collaborative Agreement By Brian Robert Calfano, Ph.D. Working with Iris Roley and Al Gerhardstein has been a meaningful learning experience for me, and I can certainly say that I have learned far more about Cincinnati from the viewpoint of these pivotal stakeholders than I would have initially imagined. I was […]

Community-Partnered Research Workshop

Community-Partnered Research Workshop Are you interested in learning from faculty who regularly conduct community-partnered research? Would you like to meet others at the University of Cincinnati who are interested in research that helps Cincinnati communities? We are pleased to be partnering with the Center for Race, Gender and Social Justice at the College of Law to host, […]

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