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

The Equitable Housing Project: Addressing the Critical Social Research Gap Abstract

May 24, 2023

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This white paper advocates for a critical social research approach that challenges prevailing narratives and explores the underlying social structures contributing to houselessness. The Health Equity Research and Education (HERE) Center’s Equitable Housing Research Project aims to address the gap in critical social research concerning houselessness. This project focuses on investigating the multifaceted aspects of houselessness and promoting equitable housing solutions. Through rigorous research and analysis, the HERE Center generates valuable insights and actionable recommendations for policymakers, organizations, and communities. By bridging the knowledge gap, this initiative endeavors to catalyze positive change in addressing houselessness and fostering equitable housing opportunities for all. Read more

BUILD PODER and HERE Center Faculty win grants and strengthen community research

November 30, 2022

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With a wide range of different research foci centered on addressing health disparities in the SanFernando Valley, faculty member of Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research (PODER) and the Health Equity Research and Education (HERE) Center serve as models for how research can support social justice ideals and local outcomes. Over the past two years, they have been awarded grants to fund their health equity-related projects and share their research expertise with the community. 


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Important Events

National Transfer Week 2023

Monday, October 16, 2023 - 10:30am to Thursday, October 19, 2023 - 7:30pm

National Transfer Student Week Flyer 2023

Hi CSUN Community! National Transfer Student Week at CSUN (October 16-20, 2023) is just around the corner, and we at Badge Project are so excited to celebrate and highlight the transfer students we have on campus! The planning team at the HERE Center's Badge Project, BUILD PODER, Transfer Student Alliance, University Library, Office of Student Success, Academic First Year Experience, and Learning Resource Center have a schedule full of fun events and activities, so don't wait and RSVP today! Read more

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