Weekly Updates 

March 23, 2011

Vol. 1. Issue 8      

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Center for Regional Change

In This Issue
CRC Activities
Upcoming Events
Regional Change in the News
Special Reports on Regional Change

CRC Activities

- CRC community partner, Ubuntu Green, is seeking a talented and motivated intern to assist with their Green Youth Leadership Team. For more information, email CRC Regional Advisory Committee member, Charles Mason, at hr@ubuntugreen.org

Upcoming Events

- UC Davis will be holding a Global Health Conference: Breaking Borders and Boundaries on April 9. See more info here.

- Californians for Pesticide Reform will be holding their annual conference on April 16th in Salinas, Ca. See more info here.

- Earth Day 2011 (April 22) join Stanford's Connecting the Dots: The Food, Energy, Water, and Climate Nexus. More info about the event here.

- Housing California will be holding their annual housing conference on April 26th - 28th. See more info here.
Regional Change in the News
- Environmental groups may have thrown a wrench into full implementation of California's AB32. Read the Climate Watch article here.

- Obama Calls for an Economic Cure for Illegal Immigration. Read the NY Times article here.

- The California Department of Pesticide Regulation's "Top 10 Pesticide Blunders" were released this week as part of National Poison Prevention Week. Read the article here.

Special Reports on Regional Change
- American Public Transportation Association predicts that as gasoline prices continue increasing, Americans will turn to public transportation in record numbers. Read the report here.

- Watch Streetfilms visual handbook, "Moving Beyond the Automobile", a ten part video series which explores solutions to the problem of automobile dependency. Find the series of visual reports here.
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Serina Correa

UC Davis Center for Regional Change