Areas of Impact | LSU Office of Social Research & Evaluation Center

Areas of Impact


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Strengthening Communities

We work with people in their environments to identify challenges and strengthen assets to improve life, work, and play. Strong communities are foundational for healthy individuals, families, and groups.

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We work with education partners in program design, assessment, and evaluation to maximize educational attainment. Beyond PK-20 classrooms and schools, SREC expertise spans social emotional learning, workforce development, and training assistance.



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Public Safety

We build pathways to solve public safety issues using data-driven, evidence-informed strategies. From juvenile justice to reentry interventions, we have a long history in working to improve community safety.

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Health and Wellbeing

Our experience in integrated health initiatives to improve physical and behavioral health problems is relevant to issues surrounding health disparities among diverse socioeconomic and minority groups.