Blogs

Cultural Representation Is Empowerment

February 23, 2021
Normalizing breastfeeding in the Black community requires a focus on ensuring cultural representation among maternity care providers.

UC Davis Student Elected to City Council

January 07, 2021
In an election year with record turnout among young voters, 22-year-old Hipolito Angelito Cerros took civic engagement a step beyond most of his peers. Cerros, a science and technology studies (STS) major at UC Davis, won a seat on the city council in his hometown of Lindsay, in California’s Central Valley.

Public Impact Research Partner Featured in the Film "Gather"

December 18, 2020
Through a Public Impact Research Initiative seed grant, Associate Professor Katherine Kim from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the School of Medicine has been working with the Nature Rights Council to enhance the Yurok Tribe's capacity for health disparities research and program evaluation, as well as strengthen the quality of university’s community-engaged research. 

Food Banking, Volunteers and A Pandemic: A Recipe for Flexibility

November 03, 2020
When UC Davis instructor Marcella Gonsalves and Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services (SFBFS) Partner Agency and Community Engagement Manager Rosie Cerna were notified in March 2020 they received a Public Impact Research Initiative grant, they had to temper their excitement.

Humanizing Deportation: The Faces of Contemporary Migration

October 30, 2020
Robert Irwin, Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Leticia Saucedo, School of Law received grant funding for “Juntos Somos Más” a two-week public exhibition of the Humanizing Deportation project in Tijuana at the Border Line Crisis Center.