CHJ Internal Items
Aside from the projects listed below, the Collaboratory engages in strategic planning and produces resources on best practices for community-engaged research, teaching, and practice for the entire UIC community and our partners.
One Summer Chicago
During the summer of 2021, the Collaboratory partnered with Logan Square Neighborhood Association to host 7 young adults for a youth citizen science course entitled “Unlearning Knowledge Hierarchies for Grounded Action and Advocacy.” Course products will be shared on the Collaboratory website when available.
Epidemics of Injustice
This annual course, free and open to the public, prepares public health leaders and community members with the tools to bring about social change and address structural determinants of health. The theme for this year’s course is resistance, rebellion and revolution through public health. The course is typically offered in the spring. Materials and recordings from spring 2021 course sessions can be viewed here.
Calumet Connect Databook
In 2019-2020, the Collaboratory partnered with the Alliance for the Great Lakes to collect qualitative data for a databook to guide the city’s planning of the Calumet Industrial Corridor revitalization. View the completed databook here.