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IRJ Awarded Grant to Develop Hate Crime Resource Center

Professors of Practice in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Jack McDevitt, Director of the Institute on Race and Justice and Carlos Cuevas, Co-Director of the Violence and Justice Research Laboratory, received a $100,000 grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to develop a Hate Crime Resource Center for all the Elementary, Middle and High…
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Published On: April 21, 2020 |
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IRJ Welcomes New Community Advisory Board Members 2019

The Institute on Race and Justice Community Advisory Board (IRJCAB) is central to IRJ’s mission to produce quality social justice research that can be used to address complex community issues. The CAB consists of twelve local community practitioners who represent various agencies and provide a broad range of expertise in community practice.  The IRJCAB has…
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Published On: October 7, 2019 |
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Institute on Race and Justice Submits Final Report to the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Assessing the Implementation of the Act Relative to the Reduction in Gun Violence

Massachusetts Gun Violence Reduction Report

Published On: October 31, 2017 |
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Violence and Justice Research Lab highlighted in Inside Higher Ed

Violence and Justice Research Lab highlighted in Inside Higher Ed’s article “Social Science Lab Rats.” Excerpt: “Northeastern’s Violence and Justice Research Laboratory launched last winter, under the guidance of co-directors Carlos Cuevas, associate professor of psychology, and Amy Farrell, associate professor of criminology. The professors imagined a place where undergraduates to Ph.D. candidates could collaborate and…
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Published On: October 17, 2017 |
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