Current Projects

Cultivating Dreams & Reimagining Futures: Prosperity Among Caregivers and Teens (PACT) Project


This project aims to learn more about the ways parents support their child(ren), cultural socialization, and their hopes and dreams for their child. If you are parent who is over the age of 21 and have an adolescent (ages 12-17), we would love to hear your story! Link to interest form: here.

Email us at: or call: (951) 827-2535

Recruitment Flyer (PDF)


PACT Recruitment Flyer (PNG)


College Student Identity Project


This online project focuses on how diverse college students construct their identity around race, ethnicity, and culture, and implications of identity for academic achievement, mental health, and well-being.







The MedLab Experience

MedLabBased in Chicago, this study examines the effects of a high-tech, interactive educational exhibit on diverse urban youth. Of particular interest is the exhibit’s ability to shape young people’s STEM career interests and perceptions of belonging in those fields. This project is a partnership between the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, University of Illinois Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of California, Riverside and is supported by the National Science Foundation.

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