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Chancellor’s Awards Ceremony for Public Service: AppCivist receives Campus-Community Partnership Award

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The AppCivist project of the Social Apps Lab at CITRIS (Connected Communities Initiative), led by Professor James Holston, has won the 2016-17 Chancellor’s Award for Public Service in the category of Campus-Community Partnership in collaboration with the City of Vallejo. All award recipients are honored at an awards ceremony and reception on May 2, 2017, at 3 p.m. in Krutch Theatre on the Clark Kerr campus at UC Berkeley.

Each year, the Chancellor recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partnerships that embody UC Berkeley’s proud tradition of public service and commitment to improving our local and global community. Faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, student organizations, and campus-community partnerships are all eligible. Award categories include: civic engagement, community-engaged teaching, research in the public interest, and campus-community partnership.

For more info about this event, please visit: http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/programs/chancellors-awards

2016-2017 Recipients

  • Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition Award for Service to Undocumented Students: Miriam Avilez (Public Health)
  • Robert J. and Mary Catherine Birgeneau Recognition Award for Service to Undocumented Students: Juan Prieto (English)
  • Mather Good Citizen Award: Ursula Kajani (Public Health)
  • Undergraduate Student – Civic Engagement: Thanh Mai Bercher (Public Health)
  • Graduate Student – Civic Engagement: Jesús Guzman (Public Policy)
  • Graduate Student – Civic Engagement: Sarick Matzen & Joshua Arnold (Environmental Science, Policy, and Management)
  • Student Group – Civic Engagement: International Refugee Assistance Project at Berkeley Law (IRAP-Berkeley) (Law)
  • Campus-Community Partnership: AppCivist for Vallejo Participatory Budgeting, Prof. James Holston (Anthropology, Social Apps Lab at CITRIS) & Will Morat (Vallejo City Manager’s Office)
  • Faculty – Research in the Public Interest: Dr. Karen Chapple (City & Regional Planning)