Victor Becerra, C. Phil.

University of California, Irvine
Director of Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC)
School of Social Ecology

Victor Becerra is the Director of the Community Outreach Partnership Center (COPC), where he has worked since 2001. Mr. Becerra has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from UC-Santa Barbara and an M.A. degree in Urban and Regional Planning, with a concentration in Social Policy and Analysis, from UCLA. Mr. Becerra's primary interest in urban planning is community development. He is especially concerned with place-based forms of planning, which improve built environments, help address health disparities, and contribute to community and personal well-being.

Urban planning, community development, engagemed scholarship, professional development, individual and class-room applied research, curricular innovation,  community outreach activities that facilitate and support town-gown relations and assist community development and well-being. 

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