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Americans Show Preference for Remote Voting in Congress

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By Kevin M. Esterling |

SPP Advisory Board Member and MPP alumnus, Jesse Melgar, appointed Communications Director in the Office of the Governor Gavin Newsom

Congratulations to SPP Advisory Board Member and MPP alumnus, Jesse Melgar, on his new appointment as Communications Director in the Office of the Governor Gavin Newsom! Read the announcement

Modernizing congressional tech will require old fashioned collaboration

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By Kevin M. Esterling, Marci Harris, and Claire Abernathy |

Potential coronavirus vaccines show promise, unanswered questions remain

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By Shelby Nelson |

Are Asian Americans the Last Undecided Voters?

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By Hua Hsu |

SPP Professor Sergio Rey has received a new NSF award

Professor Sergio Rey has been awarded a new multi-institution NSF grant, in collaboration with Prof. Amr Magdy from UCR Computer Science and Engineering, to explore new educational developments for geography curriculum incorporating geospatial technology. The project is titled "Encoding Geography - Scaling up an RPP to achieve inclusive geocomputational education", has a total budget of...

Inland Empire Voter Registrations Surge Ahead in the State

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By Megan Jamerson |

Inland Empire Voter Registrations Surge Ahead in the State

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By Megan Jamerson |

Presley Center to be Awarded with the P2E Evaluation

The California Workforce Development Board intends to award the Prison to Employment (P2E) evaluation to the Presley Center. This contract will allow the Presley Center to evaluate the P2E initiative across the state with a $500,000 budget. The tentative period for this grant is January 1, 2021 to June 30, 2023.

Batteries: The Positives and Negatives of America’s Energy Future

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By Steve Christensen |

Why the region needs the UCR School of Public Policy

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By Rick Bishop, Paulette Brown-Hinds, Ron Loveridge, Tyler Madary, Grover Trask |

Grant facilitates research on behavioral development and cognitive aging over lifespan

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By Iqbal Pittalwala |

UC Policy School Deans’ Response to OMB Prohibition on Critical Race Theory Training

Dear UC Public Policy Community and Friends: We are writing as the Deans of the four UC Public Policy Schools to defend academic research efforts, such as Critical Race Theory, against the attacks of the President’s Office of Management and Budget (see September 4th letter from OMB on "Training in the Federal Government"). Becoming anti-racist...

Some California Latinos spooked by Trump’s disinformation about voting

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By Joe Garofoli |

Getting Out the Latino Vote in Rural California

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By Amanda Ulrich |

Keys for getting first-time and limited-English speaking voters to participate in the election

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By Jonathan Mehta Stein, Francisco Pedraza |

California youth fired up to vote in 2020, new poll finds

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By Nicole Freeling |