HERE Center

Ethics in Community-Partnered Research Training

With Community Transformational Model as the central framework, the HERE Center and Visión y Compromiso are partnering together to deliver an Ethics in Community-Partnered Research Training program in Spring 2022.

The goal of the Ethics Training is to provide CSUN and affiliated faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate research assistants with the knowledge and skills necessary to engage in mutually determined research where the approach to research purposefully place the community’s needs first and integrates community ideas of authentic measurement, data interpretation and dissemination to positively impact the communities involved and create transformational change.

Why consider participation in our ethics training program?

  1. Support from local promotoras to develop an authentic research design that allows you to build better relationships with your community participants and community partners
  2. Guidance and resources from the promotoras to identify the participants you need for your study, how to help them understand why they should participate, how it will be received by the community you are studying, etc.
  3. Support and collaboration with other HERE Center researchers
  4. Opportunities to join community- and research-based initiatives that are linked to your research interests


The training will require participation in three mandatory workshops. Please make sure your schedule is open for ALL three days.

  • Spring 2022
    Dates: Thursdays, February 3, 10, and 17, 2022
    Time: 3:30PM to 6:30PM

View Spring 2022 Ethics Training flyer

For more information please contact HERE Center Co-Director, Dr. Nelida Duran or HERE Center Program Coordinator, Amber Bui


  • To be eligible to participate, you must be committed to integrating your community partner in the decision-making process of your research project.
  • Although it is not a requirement, we recommend that you have initiated (or consider initiating) communication with a community partner and have an advanced draft of your research project.
  • If you are a graduate student and currently working with your advisor on a community-based or community-partnered project, we welcome you to sign up for the training. Please note that your advisor MUST ALSO attend the training with you.