Latino census data points to college-graduation disparity
Sept. 25, the Center for Social Innovation released a report based on census data that asserts only 11% of Latinos in the Inland Empire have a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared with 35% overall in California and 33% nationally. Latinos comprise 51 percent of the 4.65 million people who live...
Center for Social Innovation tapped for equity project
The Southern California Association of Governments, or SCAG, the nation’s largest metropolitan planning organization representing six counties, 191 cities, and more than 18 million residents, has chosen the Center for Social Innovation at UC Riverside to conduct research and offer insights and recommendations to advance economic inclusion and equity across...
Census Legacies looks to perpetuate Census success
This week, more than 200 leaders from across the United States helped launch Census Legacies, a new community-building effort by the Center for Social Innovation at UC Riverside with partners in philanthropy, government, and community. The initiative aims to build more inclusive and equitable regions, using the same messengers and...
SoCal residents split on vaccine, not on presidency
Southern Californians are on board with masks and willing to sacrifice dollars for health. Those are a couple samplings from the findings of a new survey conducted by UCR’s Center for Social Innovation and the Southern California News Group. The residents polled split on a vaccine, with only 48% saying...
IE students disciplined disproportionately, study finds
A report from the UC Riverside Center for Social Innovation finds disproportionately high discipline for Black and Native American students in Inland Empire schools. “These racial disparities persist, even though there have been some notable reductions in overall suspension rates due to changes in state policy and local practices,” reads...
Report charts major growth for Inland Empire nonprofits
Still, UC Riverside researchers warn that without action, the sector’s recent gains could be undone by COVID-19
Movement for census awareness swells in Inland Empire
In a two-county region at risk of an undercount, grassroots momentum has grown to ensure participation in the 2020 census
AAPI Data releases mapping tool for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
Ahead of census, UCR-based research initiative offers resource to better understand fastest-growing racial groups in U.S.
Report provides introduction to Inland Empire’s women
“State of Women in the Inland Empire” is the result of collaboration between UC Riverside’s Center for Social Innovation and Women’s Resource Center
Here’s how UC Riverside is preparing for the 2020 census
UCR staffers, students are ramping up efforts to ensure a complete count in the Inland Empire and beyond
Center for Social Innovation launches regional platform for public discourse
The SoCal Policy Forum platform is a collaboration between UCR and Southern California News Group
Want to see California on the rise? Look inland
A new coalition headed by a UCR professor wants to change the way you think about the regions beyond California’s coast
Committee for accurate Inland Empire census count marks formal launch
When it comes to the 2020 census, every person counts; here’s why
Report paints portrait of Inland Empire’s growing workforce
The region’s job growth exceeds the statewide average, and efforts are underway to ensure more good jobs that allow families to make ends meet
UC Riverside launches research center to drive Inland California innovation
The Center for Social Innovation will use university-level research to spur community involvement and civic participation