Mission

The Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California (CCREC) supports the formation of the field of engaged scholarship and puts ethics at the forefront of this inter/multi/trans-disciplinary approach to research. 

CCREC supports research that is both in collaboration with and accountable to structurally aggrieved communities by leveraging research to build a more just, equitable and democratic society.

CCREC partnerships and consultancies are tailored to specific projects at the local, regional, state, national, and international levels. 

The annual summer Community Engaged Research Institute provides opportunities for community- and university-based research partners to develop and strengthen ethical, justice-oriented research practices that link together knowledge production and mobilization. 

Ethics of Research

A central mission of CCREC has been to support community-driven, justice-oriented research. At the same time, CCREC supports critical analyses of these very modes of research and the complex ethical questions they raise for community-university collaborations specifically and for social science research more broadly.... Read More >>