CommNS-funded projects foster positive community change through engaged research

At the Fall CommUniversity session, UW-Madison researchers shared out about their CommNS-funded research projects. Each project reflected a deep commitment to community voice and leadership, and to translating research into positive social impact.

Session speakers included:

Dr. Jennifer Gaddis and Dr. Amy Washbush, on “Engaging youth and families in improving school meals in the Madison Metropolitan School District”

Dr. Leah Horowitz, on “Environmental governance of the Dakota Access Pipeline”

Dr. Kasey Keeler, on “Ȟaȟa Wakpadaŋ / Bassett Creek oral history project”

Dr. Carolina Sarmiento, on “From community based research to a People’s Budget in Madison, Wisconsin”

Watch the session recording