As a research and community outreach unit of the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service, CPAR excites collaboration between state and local government, local and regional media and other entities throughout the region. We can help an economic development group or nonprofit organization better analyze its data or assist a small business or neighborhood association gain a deeper understanding of the market for its products or services. With CPAR’s assistance, you will have better access to data and the tools to interpret it properly.
CPAR’s experienced staff members have expertise in a wide variety of disciplines, allowing them to make a positive impact on the city, the state and the nation.
CPAR is the lead agency for the Nebraska State Data Center and can provide the technical assistance to find and understand the data your organization needs for research, administration, planning, decision making, programming, grant proposals and reporting.
We share interesting data and stories in our daily posts on facebook. Like us and stay informed about the latest statistics and CPAR events.
We provide one-on-one or small-group training workshops and webinars on popular data tools such as American FactFinder. The Census Bureau considers our Annual Data User Conference to be one of the longest-running and best-attended such conferences in the nation. The 25th Annual Data Users Conference was held August 19, 2014.
Through our Consortium for Organizational Research and Evaluation we can connect your organization with faculty consultants at UNO to assist with survey design, sampling, needs assessment, organizational and program performance analysis, planning and applied research.
The college’s Nebraska State Policy Initiative allows us to partner with UNO faculty to compile policy databases and write and publish reports, articles, books and briefs on policy issues in the state.