Research Advocates

Research Advocates


Improving our Opportunities for Recreation and Physical Activity: Engaging Youth in Research and Local Policy Project is a collaboration between Tufts Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Community Development Department and Groundwork Lawrence that engages local youth in research. A community based research project that is assessing the quality and condition of physical activity resources, specifically parks, with an eye towards changing the environment and policy as opposed to individual behavior change.

This project is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its national program Active Living Research, grant #67308.

Download the final report here

"Caring for our Community: Getting to know our Parks" 2010 Newsletters

Also, check out the project posters! (files range in size from 1-5 MB and all are pdfs)

For more information about the project please email us or call (978) 974-0770.