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Colorado Women's College


Community-Based Research

Advance Social Justice through Community-Based Research

The Community-Based Research (CBR) Certificate provides opportunities for students who are interested in graduate studies or a career in social justice. CBR students will contribute to research that positively impacts the communities in which they live, work, and engage. In the Community-Based Research Certificate program, students will have the opportunity to develop and fine-tune their research skills, collaborate with faculty and community partners, and apply research theories while advancing social action and social change.

Objectives for students who pursue this certificate include:

  • Gain research skills through collaboration with faculty and community partners
  • Participate with research teams to integrate classroom knowledge with field research
  • Complete a community-based research project and present research findings to community partners, faculty and students
  • Gain necessary research skills in preparation for graduate work
  • Develop skills and approaches to advance social justice through evidence-based advocacy

The Community-Based Research Certificate requires 18 credit hours of coursework. To learn more about specific requirements, click here.

For more information regarding the Community-Based Research Certificate, contact Professor Tiffani Lennon at 303-871-6812 or

2012-2013 CBR Honors Cohort:

  • Kymbal Lindsay
  • Kayla Salmon
  • Nadia Sonkina
  • Tricia Stevens
  • Leah Sullivan
  • Sarah Ullmann
  • Corrinn White

Recent Projects

2011 CBR Project: Colorado's Homeless and the Impact of the AND Program. View the report and presentation.