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.
Ellen Reese is Associate Professor of Sociology and Chair of Labor Studies at the University of California, Riverside. Her research focuses on gender, race, and class, welfare state development, social movements, and poverty and work. She is author of They Say Cutback; We Say Fightback! Welfare Activism in an Era of Retrenchment (2011, American Sociological Association’s Rose Series) and Backlash Against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present (2005, Universi... Read More