In the July newsletter for the International Society for Urban Health, the 13th International Conference on Urban Health was named "a tremendous success." One of the events highlighted was the pre-conference workshop, which was jointly hosted by IURD. The newsletter stated: "[A highlight was the] pre-conference workshop on “The Future of Healthy Cities: The Role of Action Research in Training” in partnership with the Institute of Urban and Regional Development Center for Global Healthy Cities at the University of California Berkeley. The outcomes of this workshop will serve as the basis for a joint ISUH-UC Berkeley working group to review and develop resources on training and methodologies in urban health equity." To read more about the conference, click here.
ICUH Pre-conference Workshop, Jointly Hosted by IURD, Named a Highlight of the 13th Annual Meeting
The City of Richmond Releases Draft Climate Action Plan
Director Corburn helped lead early drafts and students participated from his class.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR MALO HUTSON MODERATES EVENT AT SF COMMONWEALTH CLUB
Professor Malo Hutson moderated the event Public Health, Public Spaces at the San Francisco Common Wealth Club on June 27th.
IURD Associate Director Malo Hutson Speaks at the UC Center Sacramento
On May 19th, Professor Malo Hutson spoke at the UCCS Global Food Symposium on food justice and diabetes.
HAAS INSTITUTE FACULTY PROFILE ON IURD ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR MALO HUTSON
Read Associate Director Malo Hutson's faculty profile, where he discusses health disparities and the built environment.
IURD Associate Director, Malo Hutson, Presenting at the University of Wisconsin
Professor Malo Hutson will be presenting at the University of Wisconsin's School of Medicine and Public Health's Population Health Sciences Seminar, Monday, May 2nd. He will be discussing his recently published book, The Urban Struggle for Economic, Environmental, and Social Justice: Deepening Their Roots (Routledge, 2016), where he documents residents’ resistance to gentrification in four cities—Boston, New York City, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.
Berkeley Chancellor’s Award for Public Service 2015-2016 Recipient: Jason Corbun
IURD Director Jason Corburn has been awarded the Chancellor's Award for Public Service in Community Engaged Teaching!
Berkeley team to assess impacts of Oakland Unified’s new lunch system
The UC Berkeley Food Institute is giving a campus team, headed by IURD Director Jason Corburn and IURD Associate Director Malo Hutson, $50,000 to study new reforms in the Oakland Unified School District’s system of feeding its students, in an effort that could help schools across the country.
New Journal for 2017: Cities & Health
IURD Director, Jason Corburn, is on the editorial board for the new journal, Cities & Health.
“INVESTING IN CALIFORNIA’S AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS” REPORT RELEASED
INVESTING IN CALIFORNIA'S AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS: COLLEGE CHOICE, DIVERSITY & EXCLUSION report has been released. This report represents a statewide examination of the college admissions and choice process as experienced by African American students admitted to the UC system for the Fall 2015 admissions cycle. The report was written by the Principal Investigators of Project Excel (Examining College Choice, Enrollment & Linkages) who are faculty across four UC campuses, including IURD Associate Director, Malo Hutson. Read the report here!