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Upcoming Events

The Institute on Race and Justice (IRJ) utilizes an innovative community based, participatory research model.  This innovative model is a research and advocacy partnership between Northeastern University faculty and members of the IRJ Community Advisory Board. The IRJ Community Advisory Board consists of eleven Community Practitioners whose leadership in the Boston area reflects a broad range of expertise.

The IRJ model works from another set of starting points and presumptions, where the goal of the research is to help communities achieve their own goals. This cannot be accomplished without the active, dynamic and two-way partnership between community members and researchers.  In a participatory research model, both academics and community residents are “experts” with different areas of expertise.  As a result, research conducted using this model is qualitatively different than research reports conducted using traditional researcher-subject methods.

  • 06/01/2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

    Family Advisory Symposium

    The Metro Region Family Avisory Council of the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services and the Instutute on Race and Justice at Northeastern University invites you to attend a full day Symposium entitled: “Healing Ourselves.Healing Our Communities.”.  This Symposium is a full day community workshop to examine the impact of violence and trauma in urban communities and…
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Amy Farrell
Associate Director and Co-Director of the VJRL
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Lisa Laguerre
Associate Director of Community Relations
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Carlos Cuevas
Co-Director of the VJRL