Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Community Health

Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC)

The Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) is a program of the Center for Community Health (CCH) and serves Northwestern’s Institute for Public Health & Medicine (IPHAM) and the Northwestern University Clinical & Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS). Guided by a steering committee of community- and faith -based organizations, public agencies and Northwestern researchers, we support the full spectrum of community-engaged research (CEnR), including community-based participatory research (CBPR), by providing partnership facilitation, capacity-building workshops and one-on-one technical assistance, seed grants, monthly information and resource updates, advocacy for supportive institutional policies, and other activities. We support the CCH Principles of Engagement in our approach and the research we support. 

The ARCC Steering Committee is comprised of:

To learn more about our amazing Steering Committee members, click here.


Contact Us

Click here for contact info for the ARCC team.

CEnR Opportunities & Resources Listings

Read our most recent monthly issue

ARCC Online Community Engaged Research Resource Directory