Community Based Research

The Center sponsors and facilitates community based research projects for local government agencies and organizations, non-profit organizations and agencies, as well as some international academic and non-profit organizations. The policy research and program evaluation conducted by the Center is intended to link student academic experience with community outreach to contribute useful information to public policymakers, administrators, and interested citizens.

Past Partners Include the Following:

  • The Alamance Coalition for Homelessness
  • The Community Justice Partnership Program
  • Alamance Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Burlington, N.C., Police Department
  • Burlington, N.C., City Council
  • The City of Bay St. Louis (Mississippi)
  • The City of Bay St. Louis Police Department (Mississippi)
  • The Hancock County Department of Education (Mississippi)
  • The Hancock County Animal Shelter (Mississippi)

International Partners Include the Following:

  • Transparency International
  • The Human Rights Monitoring Institute
  • The American Chamber of Commerce in Vilnius, Lithuania