- Conflict Resolution
- This collaboratory studies group approaches to reducing intergroup ethnic conflicts among youth, using data from partners in South Africa, Israel, and Michigan.
- Family Development Project
- Partners at the University of Michigan and Detroit Head Start are working to improve mental health service delivery and utilization through a program of screening, referral, and service provision for urban, low-income, and ethnically diverse children enrolled in Head Start programs, and their families.
- Serves at-risk, economically disadvantaged families and youth in Detroit, Michigan by offering advanced-level information technology access and training, in the belief that exposure to technology will divert youth from engaging in high-risk behaviors such as violence and substance abuse and instead lead to higher hopes and improved academic performances.
- Partners in Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. focus on the well-being of youth within the context of globalization and transnationalism. It is the joining of North American countries to better understand the challenges of and benefits to being a Latino youth in the new millennium.
- Wayne County Foster Care
- In partnership with foster care providers and agencies throughout Wayne County, this collaboratory uses a participatory evaluation approach to evaluate the Wayne County Pilot Foster Care Initiative, an incentive-based, managed care approach to delivering child welfare services.
- Youth as Community Builders
- This collaboratory is a cross-national project designed to help develop youth participation in creating community change and to strengthen support for the idea that young people are competent community builders and change agents. This project brings together young leaders from four community-based youth organizations in Chile, Paraguay, California, New Mexico, and Michigan.
- Another Ann Arbor
- There are two purposes of this collaboratory: To increase the Internet usage and computer skills of African American youth in Washtenaw County and to create a website that promotes the history, culture and concerns of African Americans by providing a means of communication and information for the African American community.
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention Collaboratory
- This is a broad-based collaboratoy that includes all sectors of the community and involved citizens who share the desire that "our daughters not become pregnant while they are still children". In line with this desire, the collaboratory addresses a significant underlying causal factor, high levels of functional illiteracy. An online community network is a supportive component of this effort.
- Comnet Community Centers (C3)
The Children and Youth C3 provides an interactive online community tailored in online content, membership, and information technologies for nonprofit professionals serving children and youth. The program addresses the organizational and professional needs of nonprofit agencies, such as the online community for after-school programs called ASK MIKE.
- Monitoring School Violence (archived)
- University of Michigan members collaborated with partners in Israel on a monitoring model to understand violence in schools in order to prepare teachers and school administrators to respond with appropriate interventions and to monitor their effects.
- Poverty and Early Childhood (archived)
- This collaboratory was an international partnership composed of scholars from the United States and South Africa. The work focused on a population of children of African descent at risk by virtue of household poverty and community violence for psychological maladjustment and problems in development.