san joaquin valley Content https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/tags/san-joaquin san joaquin valley Content for UC Davis Center for Regional Change en Conference Focuses on SJV Challenges https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/news/conference-focuses-sjv-challenges <p>California Senator Kamala Harris was among the speakers on Thursday, October 12, at an all-day conference in downtown Stockton, an event that aims to bring together San Joaquin Valley cities from Stockton south to Bakersfield to address the region’s challenges.  According to a media release, San Joaquin Valley cities often are overlooked by state policymakers and the purpose of Thursday’s conference was to bring regional leaders together to begin to create a unified policy platform addressing health issues, the economy, education and public safety.  Data from two research reports by the Uni October 13, 2017 - 12:57pm CRC Guest https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/news/conference-focuses-sjv-challenges Farm Bill Requests Abound at California Listening Session https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/news/farm-bill-requests-abound-california-listening-session <p>The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program received a lot of support at a farm bill listening session held in Modesto, California, as hunger advocates and academics from the state's Central Valley urged House lawmakers to protect and even expand the program to benefit families, food banks, farmers markets and California fruit and vegetable growers... Denise Hunt, a registered nurse and representative on the Stanislaus County Children and Families Commission, cited data showing high rates of children in poverty on the San Joaquin Valley. August 15, 2017 - 11:36am CRC Guest https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/news/farm-bill-requests-abound-california-listening-session Identifying Violations Affecting Neighborhoods https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/projects/identifying-violations-affecting-neighborhoods <h2>From Testimony to Transformation: The Identifying Violations Affecting Neighborhoods (IVAN) Program</h2> <p>A new report from the CRC that examines IVAN's history, successes, and challenges, and offers suggestions for expanding and improving the program<strong>. </strong>We intend for this report to inform a wide range of audiences, including funders, policy-makers, public agency officials, and environmental justice advocates in California and beyond that are either currently involved in IVAN or are considering establishing an IVAN network. June 01, 2015 - 10:22am CRC Guest https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/projects/identifying-violations-affecting-neighborhoods Using Data to Promote Fair Housing in the San Joaquin Valley https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/news/using-data-promote-fair-housing-san-joaquin-valley <h2>Using Data to Promote Fair Housing in the San Joaquin Valley</h2> <p>When the U.S. Fair Housing Act was enacted in 1968, the goal was clear: protect home buyers and renters from unjust discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Yet, now, nearly 50 years later, racial and economic segregation remain entrenched at the local, regional, state, and national level.</p> May 10, 2015 - 3:14pm CRC Guest https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/news/using-data-promote-fair-housing-san-joaquin-valley CEVA-Eastern Coachella Valley https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/projects/ceva-eastern-coachella-valley <p>The Center for Regional Change and the California Institute of Rural Studies have partnered with the Eastern Coachella Valley Building Healthy Communities (ECV-BHC) to advance environmental justice-related policy and systems change priorities in the Eastern Coachella Valley. The goals are to increase the capacity of the ECV-BHC partners to access relevant, accurate and timely sources of data and to increase utilization of this data for advocacy, organization and education. The project is funded by The California Endowment.</p> June 10, 2013 - 9:35am CRC Guest https://regionalchange.ucdavis.edu/projects/ceva-eastern-coachella-valley