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The Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life focuses on the ties between families and communities, at neighborhood to global level. We are particularly interested in the everyday experiences of children, youth, and adults in neighborhood institutions, such as schools, workplaces, religious organizations, civic groups, and courts. We seek to provide the knowledge necessary to enable these institutions to ensure respect for individual dignity, enhance "natural" social assistance, build a sense of community, promote civic participation, and foster family and neighborhood responsibility.
The Transformational Practices Initiative (TPI) is a research concentration at the University of Western Sydney, comprised of academics who share an articulated purpose in research and scholarship on change for just ends, both as outcome and process.