Dr. Shirazi published a second article about the ongoing UC-led 'independent review' of the Hunters Point Shipyard project.
IURD Visiting Scholar, Dr. M. Reza Shirazi, Publishes Second Article about Hunters Point Shipyard Project Review
Professor Jason Corburn and the IURD Complete Report for Advance Peace Sacramento
Professor Jason Corburn and the IURD have completed a report for Advance Peace Sacramento, entitled, Advance Peace Sacramento, Learning & Evaluation 2018 Progress Report.
IURD visiting scholar Dr. M. Reza Shirazi, co-edited a book entitled: Urban Social Sustainability: Theory, Policy and Practice.
This ground breaking volume raises radical critiques and proposes innovative solutions for social sustainability in the built environment.
Examining California Land Use Entitlements
California’s housing affordability crisis has rightly received a great deal of attention by state lawmakers, the press, academics, and ordinary Californians. Important questions raised in this discussion are: What laws or regulations might impede housing construction in high-cost areas? What solutions might help reduce those barriers with a minimum impact on other important values, such as environmental protection, public participation, and equitable treatment of low-income communities of color? More specifically, does state environmental law (the California Environmental Quality Act, CEQA), or local land-use regulations, constrain housing development? To read more, click here.
Press Coverage: UC Berkeley Health Study Documents Impacts to Bay Area from Possible Hospital Closure
Select press coverage of the UC Berkeley Health Study of Possible Alta Bates Closure
UC Berkeley Health study documents impacts to Bay Area from possible hospital closure
The IURD recently completed a Rapid Health Impact Assessment (RHIA) of the likely population health impacts of the closing of Alta Bates hospital in Berkeley, California.
Advance Peace Featured in Washington Post
The Advance Peace team and their work is featured in a November 9th Washington Post article.
Leaders Across Latin America Commit to Forge an Inclusive Digital Future for All
Inclusive Cities Lab Director Victor Pineda gives keynote at Smart City Expo LATAM Congress Puebla
IURD Affiliate and Berkeley Research Team Awarded Grant
A research team including IURD affiliate Charisma Acey at the Berkeley Food Institute was awarded a $295,000 grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research. Click here to read the press release.
Director Corburn and Student Researcher Joe Griffin Featured in Article
Richmond Confidential, a news site run by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, writes about Richmond's access to healthcare resources. You can read the article here.