Regional Opportunity Index

Regional Opportunity Index

The Center for Regional Change and Rabobank have partnered to develop the Regional Opportunity Index (ROI), an index of community and regional opportunity for understanding social and economic opportunity in California’s communities. The goal of the ROI is to help target resources and policies toward people and places with the greatest need, to foster thriving communities of opportunity for all Californians.

AggieSquare

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.

Sacramento Diasporas Project

Sacramento Diasporas Project

In 2005, one-fifth of the U.S. foreign born population, or more than 7 million individuals, lived in sprawling metropolitan areas that can be described as America’s “twenty-first century gateways.” The increasing diversity of metropolitan regions raises a number of issues concerning (im)migration and the relations between different Diaspora communities when these groups have their own cultural traditions and beliefs.

Michael Rios, Project Director
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Sacramento Coalition on Regional Equity Collaborative Assessment of Regional Development (SCORECARD)

Sacramento Coalition on Regional Equity Collaborative Assessment of Regional Development (SCORECARD)

Authors: Chris Benner, Kendra Bridges, and Ganlin Huang

The Sacramento Coalition on Regional Equity Collaborative Assessment of Regional Development (SCORECARD) Baseline Regional Report provided an overview of levels and patterns of opportunity and disparity in the region. The study was conducted in 2010.