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Charlie Collins and Shelby Guidry publish in the Journal of Urban Affairs

IAS faculty member Charlie Collins and second year Master of Arts in Policy Studies student Shelby Guidry published a paper in the Journal of Urban Affairs titled, "What effect does inequality have on residents’ sense of safety? Exploring the mediating processes of social capital and civic engagement." The paper examines the role of economic inequality, social capital, and civic engagement on residents' perceptions of neighborhood safety. Collins and Guidry found that ...

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Charlie Collins publishes “Reflections on Neighborhoods and Collective Efficacy”

IAS faculty member Charlie Collins published a blog post, “Reflections on Neighborhoods and Collective Efficacy,” in the Journal of Urban Affairs.  The post comments on an earlier article he published in the same journal, “Transforming social cohesion into informal social control: Deconstructing collective efficacy and the moderating role of neighborhood racial homogeneity,” linking that research to ...

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IAS students advocate for the Parent Union at UW Bothell

On March 6, 2017, students from IAS faculty member Charlie Collins’ Community Organizing class (BIS 483) marched through campus to advocate for the Parent Union, which is currently seeking support for a child care center and other resources on campus. One group of students placed flyers on cars, including a candy incentive to check out the Parent Union.

The Parent Union at UW Bothell was established in 2015 in response to ...

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Charlie Collins publishes and speaks on civic engagement

IAS faculty member Charlie Collins published "Transforming social cohesion into informal social control: Deconstructing collective efficacy and the moderating role of neighborhood racial homogeneity" in the Journal of Urban Affairs.  He also gave a talk at The Society for Community Research & Action Western conference on "A Process Model of Civic Engagement and Mobilization: From Uninformed and Disengaged to Agents for Social Change," along with ...

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IAS Hosts the 2015 Community Research and Action in the West (CRA-W) Conference

IAS faculty members Charlie Collins and Lauren Lichty co-organized the 2015 Community Research and Action in the West (CRA-W) conference, hosted by the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) at UW Bothell. Over 100 community engaged social justice scholar-practitioner attended, including ...

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