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10.12.17 | New Publication

Bringing local voices into community revitalization: engaged communication research

By using CIT’s social ecological orientation, this paper discusses how CIT was applied to seek community input on a revitalization project being led by a multi-sector collaborative working on revitalizing the L.A. River.

6.20.16 | New Publication

Communication Asset Mapping: An Ecological Field Application Toward Building Healthy Communities

Ecological in orientation and participatory in practice, Communication Asset Mapping (CAM) represents a tool for analyzing urban spaces’ potential as mediums for building healthy communities. 

Our mission is to understand the transformation of urban community under the forces of globalization, new communication technologies, and population diversity so that our research can inform practitioner and policy maker decisions. Our site of study is Los Angeles and its many ethnic communities of both new and settled immigrants.

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