The Next Generation of Sustainable Communities

September 23, 2020
The Next Generation of Sustainable Communities

In January 2020 an invited group of 70 professionals, representing academic, business, and non-profit sectors, met at the University of California, Davis to discuss lessons learned from sustainable community initiatives and how to facilitate a more rapid change toward sustainable urbanism. The inspiration for the event came from construction of The Sustainable City (TSC) in Dubai and West Village at UC Davis.

When the Smoke Clears

June 11, 2020
When the Smoke Clears

This report was commissioned by Public Health Advocates and prepared by the University of California, Davis, Center for Regional Change (CRC). This report documents racial disparities in marijuana arrests in California from 1996-2016 based on an analysis of data from the California Department of Justice Criminal Offender Record Information.

Interactive Story Maps - Land Use, Transportation, and Housing

October 31, 2019
Interactive Story Maps - Land Use, Transportation, and Housing

Systemic challenges and concrete policies prevent investment in quality, healthy, resource-rich affordable housing. In order to overcome these challenges, there is a great need for data-driven and informed advocacy on local, regional, state, and federal levels that results in strategic and sustainable development of communities. This data can support the work of planners, developers, and other decision-makers in creating holistic and catalytic projects that are competitive for these limited resources.

Interactive Story Maps - Environmental Justice

October 31, 2019
Interactive Story Maps - Environmental Justice

In response to the Disadvantaged Community Involvement( DACI) programmatic goals identified by the Department of Water Resources (DWR), the Sacramento River Funding Area (SRFA) subcommittee identified and approved the following goal for analyzing disadvantaged communities (DACs) in the SRFA; “Create Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM)-specific data files (spreadsheets, reports, and maps) of DAC characteristics (e.g., demographics, locations, contacts, water source), needs, and projects that enable each region within the SRFA to fully u

Interactive Story Maps - Youth Health & Well-Being

October 31, 2019
Interactive Story maps - Youth Health & Well-Being

This Story Map uses newly released chronic absence data from the California Department of Education for the 2016-17 school year to highlight schools, counties, and regions that are doing well and those that need additional support, so all students have an equal opportunity to learn. These maps illustrate the findings of a deeper analysis of the statewide chronic absence data released by the California Department of Education in 2017, via DataQuest. 

Data Scavenger Hunt: Environmental Justice and Health

October 17, 2019
Data Scavenger Hunt: Environmental Justice and Health

The UC Davis Center for Regional Change (CRC) aims to support youth and adult researchers’ access to and use of data and analyses that may complement their social change efforts—potentially as context, as additive information, and/or as a focus of critique and further development.

Overview of the Student Engaged Scholars Program

September 16, 2019
Overview of the Student Engaged Scholars Program

The Ted Bradshaw Engaged Student Scholars Program is a student engagement program, open to all UCD undergraduate and graduate students. The program is housed in the Center for Regional Change (CRC), a solutions-based translational research center with a mission to inform the building of healthy, prosperous, sustainable, and equitable regions in California and beyond.

Transportation Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Group (TEEJAG)

August 28, 2019
Transportation Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Group (TEEJAG)

The Transportation Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Group (TEEJAG), is an advisory body dedicated to providing feedback on current and future research conducted by the Climate Smart Transportation and Communities Consortium (C-STACC).