OUR PARTNERS

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EDucation for sustainable Living Program

They are a student-run organization which offers  student- facilitated Action Research Teams (ARTs) for credit every spring quarter at University of California Santa Cruz.  Their class has two components: a Monday Night Speaker Series and the ARTs, all of which are based on topics found in the Blueprint for a Sustainable Campus. 

 
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Campus sustainability council

The funding body of the SEC, and ESLP, they provide funding to registered UCSC student organizations for programs and events that create, implement, and monitor environmentally sound practices on campus as established in the Blueprint for a a Sustainable Campus. 

SOAR/Student Media/Cultural Arts and Diversity (SOMeCA) is dedicated to the success of UCSC’s campus-wide student organizations. Student organizations are transformative learning environments, vital to the educational mission of the University. They offer students opportunities to engage as leaders and to make a difference. They create programs and productions that build community and campus-wide discourse.

 

The Student Agency Model is an innovative approach to student development that fosters each student’s sense of agency or the “capacity to exercise control over the nature and quality of one’s life” (Manning, Kinzie, & Schuh, 2014, p. 146).

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STUDENT UNION HOUSING WORKING GROUP (SUHWG)

SUHWG is a new housing justice group focusing on the basic needs of students on and off campus. Their goal is to educate the student body about the injustices imposed upon them by the admin as well as to create new coalitions within UCSC and throughout the UC system as a whole.
 


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QUALITY EDUCATION in the UCs

QEUC (Quality Education in the UCs) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality and accessibility of a UC education. Their mission is to work to impact UC administration and state officials by building powerful coalitions between students, educators, professionals, local communities, and decision-makers. 

STUDENTS UNITED WITH RENTERS

SUR is an autonomous collective of student tenants and non-student tenants that seeks to address the volatile, exploitative housing market by building tenant power through political education and direct action, democratizing the University of California’s housing policies, and securing the interests of tenants in development at UCSC and the city of Santa Cruz. 

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People of Color Sustainability Collective

The mission of the People of Color Sustainability Collective is to make UCSC a leader not just in mainstream sustainability, but also environmental justice, in recognition of our changing demographics and pressing ecological challenges.

ETHNIC RESOURCE CENTER

The Resource Centers (RCs) are comprised of the African American Resource and Cultural Center, American Indian Resource Center, Asian American / Pacific Islander Resource Center, and “El Centro” the Chicano Latino Resource Center; the Cantú Queer Center, and the Women's Center. Each  center offer students various academic, cultural and community support services and activities. 

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KZSC

KZSC is a UC Santa Cruz based radio station discussing issues related to students with student guests and student hosts. 

 

GOOD TIMES SANTA CRUZ

Good Times is Santa Cruz County’s
premier weekly newspaper. 
Since 1975.

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CITY ON A HILL PRESS

City on a Hill Press is produced by and for UCSC students. Their primary goal is to report and analyze issues affecting the student population and the Santa Cruz community.