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ThrYve Partnering in KU Grant Awarded to Study Transportation Needs for Underrepresented Youths in KC Area

The University of Kansas has received a federal planning grant for a project aimed at helping Kansas City leaders figure out how to connect underserved teens to out-of-school activities and opportunities. Under the guidance of Dr.

REVIVE: A collaboration to help reduce youth violence

REVIVE, or Reducing the Effects of Violence through Intervention and Victim Empowerment, is a collaboration among the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime, Wyandotte County Community Correc

Examining the Capacity of the Juvenile Justice System in Wyandotte County’s Judicial District #29

The juvenile justice system for JD #29 in Wyandotte County was examined with the aim of enhancing the capacity to systematically collect and use data to inform decision-making.

KU Researchers Develop New Toolkit for Social Justice Action

The Justice Action Toolkit distills the helpful resources from the Community Tool Box for those seeking to create social change.

Dr. Jomella Watson-Thompson is the featured guest on American Public Square at Jewell's "Both Sides."

Dr. Watson-Thompson discusses Thryve, a community-level approach to preventing youth violence. Dr.

Researchers Join with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health to Monitor and Evaluate COVID-19 Response

Our center is partnering with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health and other community organizations to evaluate the local response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

KDHE Maternal and Child Health Opportunity Project Launches

Steve Fawcett and Christina Holt are collaborating with colleagues at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to build capacity and jump start health equity efforts in the state.

KU Researchers Lead Effort to Monitor, Evaluate COVID-19 Response in 47 African Countries

The project — in partnership with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa — is led by the CCHD, a designated WHO Collaborating Centre since 2004. The monitoring system is designed to capture and communicate COVID-19 response

Health Summit Panel Discussion Hosted by the KU Center

Stephen Fawcett, senior advisor for the KU Center, facilitated a panel discussion about the state of public health in Kansas. From his left, panelists were: Dr. Robert Moser, executive director of the KU Health System Collaborative; Dr. Bob St.

KU’s WHO Collaborating Centre at the Regional Meeting of Mayors in Santiago de Cuba

Steve Fawcett represented KU’s WHO Collaborating Centre at the Regional Meeting of Mayors from Healthy Municipalities in the Americas, held in Santiago de Cuba on 6-7 November 2018. Pictured with Dr.

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