The California Endowment and GRACE will co-convene on Monday,
December 16th for the policy conference “California’s Crisis:
Ending Child Poverty” with key note speaker Marian Wright
Edelman, President and Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund.
The University of California Center at Sacramento (UCCS) advances
the University’s mission of teaching, research and public service
with an integrated program to train future state leaders, to
address challenging public-policy issues confronted by the nation
and state, and to carry out the University’s mandate to assist
state government. Located one block from the State Capitol
Building, UCCS offers events and seminars, as well as distinctive
academic programs in public policy and public-affairs journalism
to students from throughout the university’s 10-campus system.
These programs provide students with an opportunity to study
through seminars and internships in and around the state Capitol.
The Institute of Governmental Affairs (IGA) supports social
science research, graduate student training, public affairs
programming, and outreach activities at UC Davis. IGA houses a
number of formal research programs and enjoys the participation
of faculty from a number of departments across the campus. IGA
also serves as a campus home for scholars visiting from around