Community Futures, Community Lore

Community Futures, Community Lore (CFCL) is a free online resource to support youth participatory action research (YPAR). YPAR taps the insights and energy of young people, the support of their adult allies and the tools of research to build more socially just, resilient communities.

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.

Interactive Story Maps - Youth Health & Well-Being

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. 

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.