Weekly Updates 

April 6, 2011

Vol. 1. Issue 10



Hello Friends,  


A Conference on Redevelopment sponsored by the UC Center and Capitol Weekly Newspaper was held on March 24th. Read details about the event on the Center for Regional Change's blog. Find the new blog entry here: http://regionalchange.wordpress.com/ 


Have a great week!


Center for Regional Change

In This Issue
CRC Activities
Request for Proposals & Call for Papers
Jobs & Employment Opportunities
Upcoming Events
Regional Change in the News
Special Reports on Regional Change

CRC Activities

- Don't forget to join the Coalition on Regional Equity (CORE) tomorrow (April 7th) for an informational Open House on the CORE Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute. See details here.

- Community of practice colleague, Jon Ellison, president of the Environmental Council of Sacramento, would like to invite you to a
regional Earth Day celebration at Southside Park in downtown Sacramento on Saturday, April 23, 2011. See the event details here.

Request for Proposals & Call for Papers

- Abstracts are due April 15th for North American Housing & HIV/AIDS Research Summit. Find abstract guidelines here.

Jobs & Employment Opportunities 

- Californian's for Justice is seeking a development coordinator. See the announcement here.

- Sustainable Agriculture Education is seeking managers for two current projects. See the jobs here.

- The Sacramento Area Council of Governments is seeking an intern to promote bicycle riding. See more about the position here.

Upcoming Events

- A seminar titled, LGBTQ Youth Talk Back: Some Thoughts on Resistance and Ethnography will take place on April 15th. See more info here.

- On April 25, UC, Irvine is hosting the conference, Public Scholarship: Engaging Contradictions in the Contemporary University. See the event info here.

- The 3rd Annual SAYS Summit and Spoken Word Poetry Slam: Know Your Writes will be held at UC Davis on May 13th. See more information here.  
Regional Change in the News
- Vehicle-sharing network Zipcar opens in Sacramento. Read more here.

- San Francisco drivers will be the focus of a nationally watched experiment to combat congestion and air pollution by adjusting parking prices at meters and public garages. Read more here.

- Rabobank America has created a $15 million fund to help small farmers in key areas of California get financing for operations, equipment and crop production. Read more here.
Special Reports on Regional Change
- The Office of University Partnerships released a new volume of Cityscape which focuses on social issues surrounding the state of homelessness in America. Find the report here.

Separate Societies: Poverty and Inequality in US Cities by Wiilam Goldmith and Edward J Blakely with Foreword by President Bill Clinton has been pubished. Find the book here. 
 See all of this information and more on our website: regionalchange.ucdavis.edu. We invite any input on or contributions to these announcements.  Also, if you are interested in providing a post for our blog, please let us know.  To unsubscribe, click the "unsubscribe" button below. Thanks for your time!


Serina Correa

UC Davis Center for Regional Change