Tag: anchor institutions

What Anchor Institutions Can Do by Working Together

Anchor institutions are beginning to realize that they face similar challenges and, by joining forces, can accomplish goals that once seemed out of reach.

In Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Seeks to Be a Good Neighbor

The current HopkinsLocal effort, a three-year program launched in September 2015, is also clearly a response to the death of Freddie Gray and the events that followed.

What Happens in Successful Community-University Partnerships

11 ways to recognize a functional university-community partnership, from an advocate who participated in several.

Roles for Academics in Research for Social Change

While it's possible for academics to be members of the communities where their research projects happen, they are more often outsiders.

Town & Gown: Making Research Serve Communities’ Needs

Academics often get a bad reputation for studying poor communities without involving them in study design. But some researchers are doing it differently.