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. 

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.

My Brother's Keeper Stockton

February 04, 2016

Monitoring Community Action to Promote Equity: The San Joaquin County Alliance of Boys and Men of Color worked with the UC Davis Center for Regional Change to report analyses of child and youth well-being in Stockton, CA. This report will support the local response to the White House My Brother’s Keeper initiative. In particular, these analyses provide context for local planning and a baseline for monitoring community progress on the initiative’s six milestones.

Healthy Youth / Healthy Environments

May 13, 2013

Healthy Youth / Healthy Environments (HY/HE) is a new trans-disciplinary initiative to help promote stronger, more equitable youth opportunities and well-being outcomes.

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