Weekly Updates 

May 17, 2011

Vol. 1. Issue 16

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Hello Friends,   


We would like to sincerely thank all who attended the public opening of the CRC's Ted K. Bradshaw resource library yesterday as well as the CRC's community of practice (COP) luncheon. If you did not get a chance to attend the opening please feel free to drop in to see the resource library which is housed in the CRC's mapping lab at 152 Hunt Hall. If you're interested in joining our community of practice please contact Michael Johnson to get on our COP listserve.

Thank you,  

Center for Regional Change

In This Issue
CRC Activities
Jobs & Employment Opportunities
Upcoming Events
Special Reports on Regional Change
Regional Change in the News
Expanding The Circle On Regionalism

CRC Activities

- [Tomorrow!] Don't forget to join us at the community development annual graduate student symposium where all finishing graduate students present their research in an interactive poster session and where the annual Ted Bradshaw Memorial Alumni award will be presented to CRC's RAC member Darryl Rutherford. Event details are here.

- The Art of Regional Change, a joint initiative of CRC and DHI, was featured in a blog dedicated to considering rural arts and culture in the twenty-first century. See ARC's feature here.  

Jobs & Employment Opportunities 

- The Central Valley Air Quality Coalition is seeking an intern interested in working on clean air for the San Joaquin Valley. See more info here.

- Wu Yee Children's Services in San Francisco is seeking a development director & a grant writer. See the announcement here.

Upcoming Events

- [Tomorrow!] Connecting Children's Savings, Financial Access, and Financial Education to the Federal GEAR UP Program Webinar. See more info here.  

 

- Learn more about Getting to 33%: Policies to Help California Meet the 2020 Renewable Portfolio Standard on May 23rd in Sacramento. See more info here.  

 

- There will be a Best Practices to Transform Your Community Webinar on June 2nd. See more info here

Special Reports on Regional Change
- Sierra Health Foundation released a policy report on California's juvenile justice system and provides a direction for renewing it to improve outcomes for youth, their families and caregivers. Find the report here.

- A new report released this week by Brookings Institution presents a picture of the significant transportation challenges facing low-income workers & job applicants. Find the report here.  

 

- HUD released a report that offers tools, resources, and case studies of successful energy efficiency practices in elderly and disabled housing. See the report here

Regional Change in the News

- Ag drives Davis regional economy, but loses ground. Read the article here.   

 

- Fresh Producers, a local health, wealth & skills for life non-profit, was featured on Fox40 for their healthy foods programs. See the video segments here.   

 

- California's Valley farms join state's booming agritourism trade. Read more here

Expanding The Circle On Regionalism

 California's One Million New Internet Users in 2011 is a coalition dedicated to helping more children graduate, assist minority small business prosper and have major utility corporations realize their vision through access to the internet. See their site and read their new blog about how engaging parents via technology can prevent drop-outs 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