Transforming the community through advanced research

A hub for family and youth-focused research.

We bridge research and practice by building innovative teams of scientists committed to tackling the most pressing issues facing families today, partnering to put our research into the hands of families, community members, and practitioners who are on the front lines of building family and youth resilience, and educating the next generation of scholars and community leaders. We use research to improve the lives of marginalized children, youth, and families.

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Community, Research, Evaluation & Development (CRED)

The Community Research, Evaluation & Development (CRED) team conducts high-quality, culturally responsive, community-based research and evaluation that promotes the health and well-being of families and individuals throughout the Southwest.



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Science of Kindness Community Collective (SciKind)

Engaging community to develop a theory-based, empirically driven model for the collective practice of kindness.


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