HERE Center

HERE Center

Health Equity Research and Education

With a liberatory spirit, the San Fernando Valley’s HERE Center works with communities by nurturing collaborative research to improve health equity! Get Involved Today!

For members of the CSUN community seeking a progressive environment for researching health equity, the HERE Center provides resources and opportunities that promote scholarly collaboration to empower communities toward reducing health disparities. For more information check out the links below.

Important News and Events

Transfer Student Week 2021 Recap

November 7, 2021

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Last October 18-22, the Badge Project and the Transfer Student Alliance (TSA) celebrated National Transfer Student Week both on-campus and virtually. This was CSUN’s first ever celebration of the nationwide event. Read more

Community Work: Considerations While Navigating Academia

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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Join in a discussion with faculty and community partners on the realities of using community-engaged methodologies and addressing community concerns while balancing the pressures of academia Read more

National Transfer Week Event

October 11, 2021

Transfer Student Week Event Calendar

Hi Matadors! National Transfer Student Week (October 18-22, 2021) is around the corner, and we are so excited to celebrate the transfer students we have on campus! The Badge Project and Transfer Student Alliance have a schedule full of fun events and activities so don't wait and RSVP today! The fun is doubled when you bring along your fellow classmates and friends to any of the our virtual and in-person events! Read more

AAIMM Breastfeeding Drive-Thru Event

September 8, 2021

AAIMM Drive Through Event

Last August 21, the Northeast Valley WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) and the San Fernando & Santa Clarita Valleys African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Community Actions Team (SPA 2 AAIMM CAT) held their very first Breastfeeding Drive-Thru Event. Read More about the AAIMM Breastfeeding Drive-Thru Event

Our Support of Anti-Racism Education and Activism

March 25, 2020

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We at the HERE Center see the complexity in these historic times. While we were angered and deeply saddened by the worsening of racial health disparities by placing political priorities over humanity, the ongoing fallout of COVID-19 now includes systemic, economic disparities that drive all other disparities. Read More about Our Support of Anti-Racism Education and Activism

Promotoras abordando las inequidades sociales durante el COVID19 en la comunidad latina

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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Visión y Compromiso, in collaboration with the Health Equity and Research Education (HERE) Center, invites you to join our virtual town hall titled, “Promotoras Tackling Social Inequities During COVID-19 in the Latino Community.” Read more

SPRING 2021 WEBINAR SERIES - Meaningful Change Starts Locally: Increasing Rigor and Reducing Community Health Disparities

February 17, 2021

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The BUILD PODER Webinar Series offers exciting resources for generating rigorous health disparities research to faculty, students, and the larger CSUN community. Read more

Our New CSU Sally Casanova Scholars

September 1, 2020

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Please join us in congratulating to the six HERE Center’s research assistants out of 16 that were awarded with the CSU Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship! The scholarship consists of $3,000 stipend plus funded summer research opportunities and provides the scholars unique opportunities to explore and prepare to succeed in doctoral program. Read more

Director Carrie Saetermoe Discusses about Racial Disparities and COVID-19 on CSUN Today