The Community and Oppression Research and Engagement (CORE) Team at NYU is directed by Dr. Shabnam Javdani, Assistant Professor in the Applied Psychology Department. The team’s research and activities serve traditionally marginalized populations, focusing on health and mental health disparities in women and youth who are involved, or at risk of involvement, with the justice system. As such, the CORE Team takes a contextual, multi-level and interdisciplinary approach to systems change and implementing evidence-based practices promoting health and well-being, working closely with community partners to bridge the gap between research and practice.