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
Linked is a community presentation that describes what we learned from community members that helped inform our CARE Project Household Survey that launched in December 2022. 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.
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, 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. The last date to take the survey is April 16th, 2023!
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