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Workshop: How to Recruit Diverse Participants, Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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How to Recruit Diverse Participants
Jennifer Tiffany and Eduardo Gonzalez, CUCE-NYC

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
12:00-1:30 PM
157 MVR Hall


This interactive workshop will explore the engagement, recruitment, and retention of diverse participants in the context of partnerships with organizations, agencies, and communities. We will walk you through a step-by-step process that supports successful recruitment efforts. Guided by the interests of workshop participants, discussion may focus on studies involving populations with distinct perspectives and needs (e.g., seniors, youth, immigrants, or teachers). The workshop will also address challenges related to retention because, in many studies, continued engagement for follow-up phases is as crucial as initial recruitment.

Jennifer Tiffany is executive director of Cornell University Cooperative Extension's New York City Programs, director of outreach and community engagement for the BCTR, and co-director of the Community Engagement in Research component of Weill Cornell Medical College's Clinical and Translational Sciences Center, working to promote the translation of Cornell’s research to communities throughout New York State and beyond at the same time as working to increase community members’, policy makers', and practitioners’ participation in developing research projects and agendas. Many of her scholarly articles focus on youth participation and HIV risk reduction. She holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University.

Eduardo González, Jr. is the state diversity, research partnership development, and youth development specialist for Cornell Cooperative Extension - NYC at Cornell University. Mr. González is assists staff, managers, administrators and their respective organizations in developing the awareness, understanding, and skills to support and/or provide leadership in organizational change efforts on diversity and inclusion.
Eduardo holds a bachelor's in human services and a master’s in public administration from Pace University. Mr. González is a past fellow of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation International Fellowship in Community Development sponsored by Partners of the Americas. He is a Cornell Certified Diversity Professional (CCDP) and holds a certificate in Diversity Management from Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

To Register:

Please contact Patty Thayer at pmt6@cornell.edu
Lunch will be served.
This workshop is open to all Cornell faculty, staff, and grad students.

 

event-htdrrws-event-image2Part of an interactive workshop series

Researchers are increasingly conducting studies in community settings and applying for grants that require documentation of real-world impact. Indeed, some funders now require components such as dissemination plans, stakeholder engagement, or community participation. To meet these new demands, researchers may wish to collaborate with non-academic groups and craft research questions and results that inform practice or policy. This series of interactive workshops shares the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research’s extensive experience conducting research in real-world settings and translating empirical findings into practice. Each workshop addresses a key challenge that researchers face in doing translational research and provides practical tools for overcoming obstacles to conducting effective translational research.

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