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CCREC is a University of California multicampus research program and initiative that links inter/trans-disciplinary university researchers, community-based organizations, and policymakers in Equity-Oriented Collaborative, Community-Based Research projects to achieve creative solutions to the interrelated challenges in the economy, education, employment, environment, food systems, housing, and public health. CCREC is committed to incubating and supporting ethically informed collaborative research, preparing a new generation of engaged scholars and community leaders, and creating institutional capacity to build this emergent field.
Michael J. Montoya, PhD, is a professor of anthropology, Chicano/Latino Studies, public health and nursing science at the University of California – Irvine. He also is faculty for The Program in Medical Education for the Latin Community (PRIME-LC), in the School of Medicine. He is the director of the Community Knowledge Project, which is an experimental space for communities of all kinds to learn and... Read More