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 Communities Consortium (CSCC).

The Sacramento San Joaquin Delta

July 24, 2019
Socioeconomic Indicators Report: The Sacramento San Joaquin Delta 

The Delta Protection Commission initiated the “Delta Socioeconomic Indicators Project” in June 2016, with the goal of compiling a regional set of data that would describe the overall economic and social well-being of the Delta region. The Socioeconomic Indicators Report provides a quantitative snapshot for benchmarking policy progress in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta region. Results and findings are presented as a snapshot that can be replicated in the future and tracked over time.

Building Together

July 09, 2019
Building Together Developing key partnerships to support youth-led participatory action research in CalFresh Healthy Living, University of California Programming. 

Authored by Brandon Louie, Nancy Xiong, Nancy Erbstein, Miranda Capriotti, Eli Figueroa, Cristina Luquin, Carmela Padilla, Guadalupe Ramirez, Emma Sandoval, Paul Tabarez, and Chris Gomez Wong, with Chutima Ganthavorn, Charles Go, Katie Johnson, Marisa Neelon, and Kamaljeet Singh-Khaira. 

Moving from Serving Youth to Engaging Youth: Youth-led Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Interventions in UC CalFresh Nutrition Education

August 08, 2018
Moving from Serving Youth to Engaging Youth: Youth-led Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Interventions in UC CalFresh Nutrition Education

Authors: Brandon Louie, Nancy Erbstein, Miranda Capriotti, Marisela Ceron, Wei-ting Chen, Monica Drazba, David Ginsburg, Melissa Morris, Metria Munyan, Hector Ochoa, Paul Tabarez, Jesse Tedrick, Mary Vollinger, and Mary Welch-Bezemek

High Levels of Chronic Absence in California Schools

May 16, 2018
In California, One Out of Ten Schools Have High Levels of Chronic Absence

A new analysis of state data shows that while chronic absence affects nearly all schools in California, it is also heavily concentrated.  Nearly one out of ten traditional public schools in California, or 822 schools, had high levels of chronic absence that affect 20 percent or more of their students.  At such high levels, all students in the classroom are potentially affected when teachers have to deal with the churn of sporadic attendance.