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Ubuntu Green and the Sacramento Housing Alliance/Coalition on Regional Equity released "From Wasted Spaces to Healthy Places: Transforming Brownfields and Vacant Spaces in Sacramento." This report from the Environmental Justice Initiative (which the Center for Regional Change participated in) highlights research, resident-informed data, and input from a campaign dialogue series and concludes with recommendations that will help launch the campaign into action. Read more .
CRC's Mindy Romero, Director of California Civic Engagement Project (CCEP), was recently quoted in this Washington Post article by Anna Gorman about a controversial law requiring states to allow people to register to vote when they applied for driver's licenses or social services. Now, that same law is bringing voter registration to the health insurance marketplaces, a move that some anticipate will result in legal fights and inspire even more partisan debate over the new health-care law. Read more .
UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Interim Dean Mary Delany and CRC Director Jonathan London presented CRC's Inaugural Distinguished Service Award to Mr. Hosley in recognition for his many years of valued service to the UC Davis Center for Regional Change as a trusted advisor, mentor and donor. The College published a story about his accomplishments and relationship to the CRC here.
The Center for Regional Change is mentioned in this article which examines the unfolding implementation of S.B. 375 in the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay Area regions. Authors Michael Rawson (Director of the Public Interest Law Project in Oakland) and Mona Tawatao (Regional Counsel with Legal Services of Northern California in Sacramento) explore the possible adverse and disproportionate consequences for lower-income communities of well-meaning land use strategies, as well as the opportunities they offer for gaining support for affordable housing and combating existing patterns of segregation.
Professor William C. Clark of Harvard University will give a presentation titled "Linking Knowledge with Action for Sustainability" specifically linking knowledge with action through translational research, extension/outreach, and other aspects of boundary work and social engagement by academic institutions. The event co-sponsors include the Center for Regional Change, University of California Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Center for Watershed Science, Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Energy Efficiency Center, World Food Center as well as several other centers/institutes.
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