CCRECis a multi/transdisciplinary and collaborative effort to address the state’s interconnected crises in the economy, education, employment, environment, health, housing, and nutrition.
Today more than ever, Californians are challenged with uncertainties about how to house and feed themselves; live healthy and fulfilled lives; educate themselves and their children; prepare for a rapidly changing job market; and care for their communities and environment in ways that sustain the possibility for a good quality of life.
CCREC sees these challenges as inextricably linked and requiring innovative relationships among researchers, community organizations, and policy makers in order to understand and solve the problems of our communities.
Dr. Lodha is a Professor of Computer Science and teaches data analytics and visualization in the School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz. His co-authored book, "The Atlas of Global Inequalities," looks beyond income to investigate inequality through multiple dimensions, including health services, safe water, and access to education. The "Atlas of California," also a co-authored text, maps the economic, social and political trends of the state and examines linkages b... Read More