Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning


Collaborative Research Projects

CURL projects are developed with community-based organizations across metropolitan Chicago. The projects relate to a wide range of issues including: homelessness, welfare reform, hunger and nutrition, community health, safety, childcare, affordable housing, job training and placement and domestic violence.

  • Gateways e-journal
    • Online electronic journal concerned with the practice and processes of community engagement. It provides a forum for academics, practitioners and community representatives to pursue issues and reflect on practices related to interactions between tertiary institutions and community organizations; academic interventions in community; community-based projects with links to the tertiary sector and community initiatives.
  • Research Projects
  • Research Publications
  • Useful Research and Fellowship Links