|Check out the DOING DEBATING DEVELOPMENT Speaker Series on Environmental Justice: Winter Quarter - Wednesdays, 12:10 - 1:00PM in Hunt Hall 166. The DDD speaker series is presented by the Community Development Graduate Group and the Center for Regional Change, with co-sponsorship by the JMIE Environmental Justice Project and supported in part by a University Outreach and International Programs Seem Grant. On January 23: TRACY PERKINS, Department of Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz will present. For information on future speakers, click here.
The next chapter of the California Water Policy talks will be in room 1227 Haring Hall on on January 28.
For the entire schedule, and links to past talks as they become available, see:
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences announced the launch of the new Partnerships for Environmental Public Health (PEPH) podcast series - Environmental Health Chat. This podcast series, which will release a new podcast each month, explores how environmental exposures affect our health. Each short episode highlights ways researchers work in partnership with community groups to understand and address environmental health issues. Visit the Environmental Health Chat page to listen to these engaging podcasts.
Registration is now open for the equitable development workshop--Sustainable Neighborhoods, Thriving Residents: Strategies for Building Equitable Communities--on Feb. 6, 1:00-6:30 , in Kansas City, Missouri. The workshop is part of the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference. Participants will explore how low-income, minority, tribal, and other overburdened communities are integrating land use and economic development strategies to revitalize their neighborhoods and build residents' skills and wealth. Leaders from community-based organizations, local and regional governments, economic development agencies, and businesses will share how they are knitting together planning, infrastructure investment, development policies, workforce training, business assistance, entrepreneurship, and other approaches to improve the physical environment, capitalize on local assets, create jobs, avoid displacement, and encourage inclusive and enduring economic growth. Register for the Equitable Development Workshop at
We are delighted to inform you of all the upcoming events for the Provost's Forums on the Public University and the Social Good, which is sponsored by the Provost's Office, the Community and Regional Development Program, and Center for Regional Change. Please mark your calendars:
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 1:10 p.m., Multi-Purpose Room, Student Community Center. For more information and updates please visit: http://provost.ucdavis.edu/initiatives-and-activities/activities/.
The 2012-2013 UC Davis Community Book Project is on-going and hosting dynamic presenters and performances. For a list of upcoming events, click here.