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More than Community Engagement Coordinators

April 17, 2019
More Than Community Engagement Coordinators How two CRC staff members empower communities

Author: Cecilia Laura Morales

Before serving as community engagement coordinator for the Center for Regional Change, Nancy Xiong already felt like the organization was family from simply reading about it and realizing how much of its mission aligned with her personal goals. Once she joined the team, her connection to the center was reinforced.

Healing and Building Community Leaders Through Neighborhoods Owning Power, Action, and Leadership (NOPAL)

April 10, 2019
Healing and Building Community Leaders Through Neighborhoods Owning Power, Action, and Leadership (NOPAL)

Author: Cecilia Laura Morales

George Villa embodies kindness. And not in the way a stranger is kind for holding a door open or your grandma is kind for baking cookies.

After spending a day at a juvenile correctional facility in Stockton, Calif. doing healing work and sitting in traffic to get back to Davis, Villa spoke gently. He sat calmly, but there was a palpable passion surrounding everything he spoke about.