Urban Research Based Action Network (URBAN)

CCREC has been actively involved in building the national Urban Research Based Action Network (URBAN), which supports scholar-activists engaged in community-based research across the social science disciplines. CCREC’s Director, Ron Glass, continues to serve on URBAN’s National Planning Team.

URBAN hosted a series of three national conferences that brought together leading scholars to clarify core institutional and practice-based issues connected with engaged scholarship.

URBAN’s First National Conference, April 30th- May 1st, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts

Ethics Working Group Video, featuring Joyce E. King, Ron Glass, and Sheeva Sabati

2018 Special Issue of Urban Education, Research Confronts Equity and Social Justice: Building the Emerging Field of Collaborative, Community Engaged Research.

URBAN’s Second National Conference, November 13th -14th, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts

Critical Reflections on Collaborative Action-Research, Gilda L. Ochoa

URBAN’s Third National Conference “Research, Action, Activism: Critical Solidarities and Multi-Scalar Powers”, March 31st April 1st, 2016, in New York City, New York

Click below to watch conference videos featuring members of the CCREC Network: