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Conference to Look at Policy, Systems Change in Communities

January 28, 2013

The Resource Center for Community Engaged Scholarship at UC Merced will be a hosting a conference open to the campus and community.

"Secrets to Policy and Systems Change for Building Health Communities," will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 8 in the campus's California Room.

Keynote speaker Dr. Kristine Madsen, with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, will talk about the role of community engaged scholarship in creating policy and systems change. Other presentations will be about community safety, youth engagement, school systems change and effective advocacy struggles.

Registration for the conference is online.

For more information, visit the conference's website or email Geneva Skram.

The Resource Center for Community Engaged Scholarship helps community members connect with UC Merced students and faculty and staff members so they can work together toward common research goals. ReCCES is designed to increase the effectiveness of higher education and address important community concerns.