Community Based Participatory Action Research—CBPAR, for short.

Community Based Participatory Action Research (CBPAR) is a collaborative approach that democratizes how research is conducted in communities.The CBPAR framework begins with a community’s issue, proposed action, or strategy and then supports or enhances this action with research that is community based and engaged. Click here for the CBPAR Toolbox.

Community Research in Action

Mapping Cultural Treasures

As you may already know, Healthy City's Community Research Lab shares best practices and methods...

Orange County Workshops

If you are interested in increasing your research, data and mapping skills, join Healthy City...

Santa Barbara Workshop Series

Healthy City's Community Research Lab (CRL) shares best practices and methods for community-...

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Workshop Wednesdays

In the months of October and November 2012, part of the CDTech team ( participated in Healthy City’s Community Research Lab workshop series. Our goal for these workshops was to have a greater understanding of the role of research and technology in the community planning process.  Specifically, we sought to make the best possible use of research and information to aid and strengthen our current efforts in the Vernon/Central area.