CRC Reports

Growing Capacity

Growing Capacity

This documentation was compiled by the UC Davis Center for Regional Change in collaboration with the UC Davis School of Education (Nancy Erbstein, Associate Professor of Education in Residence, PI; Brandon Louie, CRC Community Engagement Coordinator; Deedee Chao, CRC Student Assistant; and Sarina Rodriguez, CRC Community Engagement Research Specialist) and commissioned by the CalFresh Healthy Living, University of California State Office as part of its Youth Engagement Initiative.

Building Together

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. 


AggieSquare Report

Authors: Jonathan K. London, Carolyn Abrams, Krista Haapanen

Aggie Square harnesses the power of UC Davis and its partners to create educational and economic opportunities in Sacramento and beyond. Located on the UC Davis Sacramento Campus, Aggie Square will house business partners and community-based programs with UC Davis innovation and research to create a stronger and healthier shared community.

Using Chronic Absence to Improve Educational Outcomes

Using Chronic Absence to Improve Educational Outcomes

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.