As we celebrate the remarkable journey of the Institute for Social Transformation over the past five years, our Impact Report serves as a testament to the profound strides we’ve made in addressing the multi-dimensional crises of our time, offering an inspiring overview of our achievements and impactful contributions to societal transformation.
Within these pages, explore our rigorous research endeavors aimed at illuminating pathways toward environmental stewardship, democratic revitalization, and societies rooted in equity and justice. Our partnerships, extending beyond the academic realm, breathe life into our efforts, infusing them with diverse perspectives and the transformative wisdom essential for meaningful impact. The various programs that have thrived are highlighted throughout, including the Catalyze Awards Program, Building Belonging Program, and Transforming Futures Program.
The report also shines a spotlight on key initiatives such as Campus + Community, Center for Labor and Community, Right Livelihood Center Santa Cruz, the Global and Community Health program, and the Dolores Huerta Research Center for the Americas. It further elaborates on collaborative research efforts, publications, a rich array of events spanning five years, detailed awards lists, financial highlights, funders, partners, and the institute’s alignment with the Social Sciences Division at UC Santa Cruz.
While global and local challenges persist, we now stand on a strong foundation built over the past five years, ready to fortify and amplify our work here at UCSC, in California, and beyond. To all who have contributed, in both large and small ways, to the institute’s mission and work, we extend our heartfelt gratitude and invite you to relish in the wealth of progress demonstrated in this report.
More importantly, we hope you join us as we eagerly weave together the path forward, embracing the exciting possibilities that lie ahead.
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