3/19/15 - New Report by California Institute for Rural Studies: "The Status of Farm Labor Housing And the Health of Workers"


A new report put out by the California Institute for Rural Studies, written by the Institute's Founder & Director Emeritus, Don Villarejo, outlines the current status of farm worker housing and health in the US. Regions discussed include California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Florida, and North Carolina.

3/17/15 - Oakland Veg Week April 19-26th


Oakland Veg Week is a week-long event taking place at different venues around Oakland from April 19th to 26th, encouraging a switch to a vegetable-rich diet. Movies, speakers, food tastings, and music will be happening, inviting the community to discover the many personal and global benefits of plant-based foods.

3/2/15 - New report: Mapping Opportunity in California's San Joaquín Valley


The UC Davis Center For Regional Change has produced a new report for the Sierra Health Foundation titled "Mapping Opportunity in California's San Joaquín Valley". Using data and analyses from the Regional Opportunity Index, the report provides a review of the current status of inequities faced by San Joaquín Valley residents. 

2/24/15 - TODAY Tues., Feb. 24, 7-8:30pm, at UCSC: Deconstructing Ferguson: A Panel Discussion on Racial Profiling, the Justice System, and Community Solutions


Deconstructing Ferguson:  A Panel Discussion on Racial Profiling, the Justice System, and Community Solutions 


Where: Colleges Nine and Ten Multipurpose Room, UCSC
When: TODAY, Tuesday, Feb. 24th, 7-8:30 pm
FREE and open to the publc