About Us

The Graduate Certificate in Participatory Research (GCPR) is an interdisciplinary certificate program for graduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill seeking training in the theoretical bases, rationale, methodologies, challenges, and motivations for carrying out research in equitable partnership with communities, instead of on communities. 

VISION STATEMENT

Allying university research and community expertise to address the world’s pressing challenges

MISSION STATEMENT

Creating an action-oriented learning community that provides training for carrying out research in equitable partnership with communities

VALUES

Co-producing knowledge with communities

Collaborating on research for social justice

Democratizing research for community action

 

Please direct questions to participatoryresearch@unc.edu.