Amy B. Smoyer, PhD

Prison Food, Incarcerated Lives, Health & Social Work


Community based Participatory research with junta for progressive action

Amy Smoyer and Sandra Trevino, Executive Director of Junta for Progressive Action, an advocacy and service organization for immigrant communities in New Haven, CT, were selected through a competitive process to participate in a CBPR training and mentorship program - the CBPR Partnership Academy - at the University of Michigan, in conjunction with the Detroit Urban Research Center.

After completing in CBPR training in July 2017, the team will develop a community based participatory with Junta clients between September 2017 and May 2018. Stay tuned for more developments!