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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.
Heidi Ballard, Ph. D. is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Education at University of California, Davis. Her work focuses on participatory research approaches and citizen science efforts for ecological monitoring in conservation and natural resource management contexts. She was also a high school biology teacher for five years. She received an MA in Science Education from Stanford University, and PhD in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from the University o... Read More