Policy

A Sea of Change is Coming

September 16, 2020
A team of UC Davis faculty and students, community partners, local businesses, and policy makers are working together to turn the tide on a problematic change facing our waters.

Policy & Popcorn

This two-part session will focus on communicating key scientific findings to target audiences.

UC Advocacy Network Student Ambassador

Wanted: UC students who are ready to speak out

Students are a powerful force that can’t be ignored. In a year with so much loss and hardship, students are showing the world just how much they can affect change.

Listening to the Undocumented

January 15, 2020
Roy “RJ” Taggueg, Jr. is an undocumented UC Davis student whose parents came from the Philippines when he was 7 years old. Now he is pursuing a Ph.D. in sociology with a research focus on studying the undocumented Filipinx population.

Bringing justice closer to home

December 17, 2019
UC Davis Professor of Law Lisa Pruitt is partnering with people in rural communities to advocate for those who experience unequal access to legal services because of where they live. It’s work she isn’t paid for that takes a lot of time, but it helps ensure her work in academia can be more broadly relevant and address the experiences of rural communities.

Children of Poor Immigrants Rise, Regardless of Where They Come From

October 28, 2019
New research linking millions of fathers and sons dating to the 1880s shows that children of poor immigrants in America have had greater success climbing the economic ladder than children of similarly poor fathers born in the United States. That pattern has been remarkably stable for more than a century, even as immigration laws have shifted and as the countries most likely to send immigrants to the United States have changed.