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  ABOUT us
Derived from the Spanish word "crecer," meaning "to grow," the Challenging Racism & Empowering Communities through Ethnocultural Research (CRECER) team is a community-based participatory research team within the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies at the University of Miami committed to social justice for ethnic minorities and immigrant populations through academic research and community intervention and engagement...
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  ENHANCING cultural identitiesPROMOTING health and wellbeing
Research has demonstrated that individuals who have a strong identity and sense of connection to their culture are better able to buffer against the experiences of discrimination and excel in the face of adversity.

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  CRECER is deeply committed to recognizing and improving the psychological health of ethnic minority and immigrant populations, as well as to the elimination of health disparities.


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We are always looking for individuals and organizations who share our commitment to social justice and our dedication to enhancing cultural identities and promoting health and wellbeing amongst ethnic minority and immigrant individuals and communities.

If you are interested in developing competencies in community-based, culturally-informed research, are interested in bringing a CRECER program to your community, or would like to make a donation, read more to find out how you can get involved!
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