Mission Statement: The Center for Scientific and Social Studies (CTripleS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization carrying out projects that promote community health and development and contribute to the knowledge base in and practical applications of environmental studies. To this end, activities focus on:
* the support of research and program initiatives in health issues confronting vulnerable populations, economic and social concerns attendant to emigration/immigration, culturally responsive practice in education and health care settings, and in environmental assessment, ecology, and conservation; and
* the provision of evaluation, consultation, coordination and program development services to other organizations addressing these concerns.
The Center has a multinational focus, with a particular interest in the peoples of the US, Mexico and the US/Mexican border region, and Central America.