Welcome and thank you for your interest!
Below you will find information about how you can participate in current projects, community events, and access information about hiring opportunities!
This project is a partnership between community members and researchers at the University of Maryland. The goal of the project is to learn how neighborhood environments impact community and teen health and well-being!
Community Presentations about the CARE Project
In preparation for the CARE Project Household Survey that will launch in September 2022, check out a recent community presentation that describes what we have learned from community members so far and how the Fall survey will work. Click here!
Youth Research Internship Program
APPLICATIONS CLOSED. CHECK BACK NEXT SUMMER IF INTERESTED. Join our team as a youth research intern for the Fall 2022 academic semester. This is a 7-week 10hours/week program starting in late September for high school students (12 years+) who live in Brightwood/Manor Park or Trinidad neighborhoods.
Click here to view an informational flyer for the program.
Community Advisory Board
APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED. Join our team as a paid research consultant! Represent your community by piloting and providing feedback on the CARE Project! Click here for more information!
The CARE survey, to be mailed to residents living in Wards 4 and 5 of Washington D.C., examines the health and wellbeing of adolescents and community members. It includes questionnaires about household members, community strengths, environmental factors (e.g., greenspace, perceived danger, social connectedness), ethnic-racial identity, and mental and physical health.
Click here to view an FAQ sheet for the survey
Click here to see if your neighborhood is included in this survey!
This project is a partnership between community members and researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park. The goal of the project is to increase representation of individuals from marginalized backgrounds in biosocial research and include communities of color in the decision-making process.
Click here to learn about how you can participate in RARE!
Photos from our community outreach events