Basic Needs Student Support Webinar: An Overview of the Blum Center’s Basic Needs Research and Opportunities for Student Engagement

Amidst Spring Quarter adjustments there are so many changes to the student experience that our Basic Needs team of staff, faculty, student leaders, and community partners want to share resources available to support your success! Our Campus Basic Needs Co-Chair, Tim Galarneau, and Student Basic Needs Online Programming Lead, Brenda Walker, will facilitate a set of presentations across food preparation and distribution, Cal Fresh enrollment and renewal, off campus and on campus housing assistance, crisis management and support, and Financial Aid assistance in the era of a pandemic.

What you will get:

  • Connection and updates to ensure you have what you need and your peers to support your spring quarter success and beyond!.
  • Tools and resources to stay supported in your planning and academic pathway at UCSC
  • A space to ask timely questions and contribute to our collective learning on how we are advancing basic needs services and support

For faculty and staff, these sessions may provide further guidance and resources for you to share with students in your programs, classes, and undertakings so please join us!

An Overview of the Blum Center’s Basic Needs Research and Opportunities for Student Engagement (Tuesday, 3-4pm)
Featuring: Heather Bullock, Psychology Professor & Director of the Blum Center; Lisa Nishioka, Program manager at the UCSC Blum Center; & Social Psychology Graduate Student Researchers--Emily Hentschke, Desiree Ryan, & Melina Singh.

This session provides a snapshot of the Blum Center’s basic needs research initiatives. We share findings related to students’ experiences of housing and food insecurity and offer recommendations for ensuring that all students’ basic needs are met. Opportunities for students to get involved with our research and pursue their own projects are discussed.

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Tuesday, June 2 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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