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Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC)

**ARCC is Hiring for Community Co-Director! Click for position description & apply by Oct 8**

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 scientists, we support the full spectrum of community-engaged research, including community-based participatory research, 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. 

ARCC Efforts


Please also see the center's pages for community-engaged research opportunities and resources.


ARCC Steering Committee

The ARCC Steering Committee is comprised of:

Learn more about our Steering Committee members.

Contact Us 

Jen Brown, MPH

Ariel J. Thomas, MS
Community Engagement Liaison

Community Co-Director

Rebecca Johnson, PhD

Mareva Lindo
Project Coordinator

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