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Building the Evidence Base

Session One of Six in OJP's Capacity Building Series
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Please join us for the first in a series of 6 webinars designed to help reduce barriers community based and culturally specific organizations may face in accessing OJP programming and funding.

What is evidence-based research? Why is it important to measure program activities and impacts and what are some strategies to do so? How can research be used to support engagement and empowerment for historically marginalized and underserved communities?

Find answers in an interactive discussion moderated by Linda A. Seabrook, Senior Counsel for Racial Justice & Equity for OJP, with a panel of distinguished experts in the field.


  • Nancy La Vigne, National Institute of Justice Director
  • Karma Cottman, Executive Director of Ujima: The National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community
  • Stephanie Hawkins, Founder and Director of the Transformative Research Unit for Equity at RTI International

Date Created: September 29, 2022