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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.

  • 10/09/2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Either You Don’t Know or You’re in Denial-Community Forum

    Please join us for a community forum discussing risk factors facing youth who may become involved in gang activity or who are vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation. This forum is open to all members of the Northeastern University community as well as the general public. Speakers will include Audrey Morrissey, Associate Director at My Life…
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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