CCREC is a University of California multicampus research program and initiative that links inter/trans-disciplinary university researchers, community-based organizations, and policymakers in Equity-Oriented Collaborative, Community-Based Research projects to achieve creative solutions to the interrelated challenges in the economy, education, employment, environment, food systems, housing, and public health. CCREC is committed to incubating and supporting ethically informed collaborative research, preparing a new generation of engaged scholars and community leaders, and creating institutional capacity to build this emergent field.
Tara Yosso is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She earned her Ph.D. degree in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her research and teaching draw on the frameworks of critical race and LatCrit theory, critical media literacy, and sociology of education to examine how race, gender, class, language, phenotype, accent, and immigrant status shape access to educational... Read More