In the News: “Inland Empire could get boost from UC Riverside’s new Center for Social Innovation”

UC Riverside‘s School of Public Policy has created a research center to spur greater civic engagement across the Inland Empire, the growth of nonprofit groups and the creation of good-paying jobs for the region’s swelling immigrant and minority population.”

“University officials are calling it the Center for Social Innovation and have tapped Karthick Ramakrishnan, a professor of public policy and political science, to be its director. Similar centers exist at USC and Stanford.”

“‘The Inland area is the future of California — future jobs, future housing, future population growth,’ a beaming Ramakrishnan said at a reception Friday, Feb.9, at the Riverside Art Museum. About 100 community leaders were there.”

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