Gloria Negrete McLeod by eddaybrown


									 A snapshot of University of California programs and services in your district                         It starts here
 Assembly District 61 — Gloria Negrete McLeod, D- Chino                                              UC alumni in this district: 1,755

 UC in Your District
 The University of California’s reach
 goes well beyond its 10 campuses,
 five medical centers and three
 national laboratories. The
 University’s presence is felt in each
 of California’s 58 counties through
 a wide array of exemplary
 community partnerships, enriching
 cultural resources and innovative
 research programs. From health-
 care education for rural physicians
 to agricultural research advice for
 local farmers to college preparation
 efforts in nearly every public
 school, UC has a direct influence in
 your community. Find out more
 about UC programs in your district
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UCLA MEDICAL CENTER                              UC RIVERSIDE                               UC RIVERSIDE IN THE COMMUNITY
UCLA Medical Center provides                     UC Riverside is the fastest growing        UCR’s Eastside Community
services throughout District 61 and              of the UC campuses, has an annual          Collaborative combats the effects of
is ranked the # 1 hospital in the West           economic impact of more than $360.2        poverty and violence through
by U.S. News and World Report. More              million and is the third largest           education, mentoring, arts, and
than 300,000 people – including a                employer in Riverside County. UC           community needs assessment. The
disproportionate share of the state’s            Riverside is a major research university   Collaborative was formed in response
poor and uninsured – come to UCLA                with state-of-the-art facilities and a     to escalating violent crime rates in the
Medical Center each year. UCLA’s                 distinguished faculty that has led the     eastside of Riverside. Former UCR
Mattel Children’s Hospital offers a              nation in faculty honorees selected for    Chancellor Raymond Orbach
full range of specialty health                   the prestigious American Association       convened civic leaders to build
services for children. The Medical               for the Advancement of Science. The        solutions aimed at families and
Center serves as a highly acclaimed              planned Riverside Technology Park, a       youth, in order to help heal a
training site for physicians, many of            partnership between UC, government         traumatized community. Today, the
whom choose to stay at UCLA and                  and private industry, will be a major      Collaborative includes after-school
as a preeminent research center that             R & D center aimed at assisting local
drives innovations in life-saving                                                           programs at several area sites.
                                                 entrepreneurs and moving UC
drugs and surgical procedures.                   discoveries from the lab to the
A snapshot of University of California programs and services in your district                           It starts here
Assembly District 61 — Gloria Negrete McLeod, D- Chino                                                UC alumni in this district: 1,755

                         UC’s Early Academic Outreach                                                         The Puente Project runs
                         Program (EAOP) has provided                                                          programs at 51 community
                         academic support, career advising,                                                   colleges and 35 high schools
                         college counseling, motivational and                                                 throughout California to increase
                         skill-building workshops to help over                                                the enrollment and retention of
                         85,000 California students realize                                                   educationally underserved
                         their dreams of a college education.                                                 students in four-year universities
EAOP works with several K-12 schools in District 61,                            and works with Chaffey Community College. To date, Puente
including Ruben Ayala High School in Chino Hills, Chino                         has provided mentoring, teaching, and counseling for over
High School, Don Antonio Lugo High School, Montclair                            20,000 under-represented students. Puente students graduate
High School and Ontario High School.                        from 4-year universities at twice the average rate.
Healthcare Access to Schools (HATS) helps children from
low-income families obtain health insurance. Since its inception,                                              UC’s Division of Agriculture
UC San Diego has provided funds and technical assistance to                                                    and Natural Resources
dozens of schools.                                                       Cooperative Extension
                                                                                                               provides accessible and
                                                                                                               comprehensive agricultural
                          UC’s MESA (Mathematics,                                                              research information for local
                          Engineering & Science                                                                growers, ranchers, governments
                          Achievement) works to prepare                                                        and the larger community
                          educationally disadvantaged                           through county advisors at the San Bernardino County office.
                          students for four-year colleges and         
                          works with El Camino Elementary
                          in Ontario and Marshall Middle
                          School in Pomona – both in                            For a complete listing of UC programs in your district, access
District 61. The MESA California Community College                              our online database at:
Program increases the number of math and science majors
who successfully transfer and receive degrees from 4 -year
universities and works with CSU Pomona.

UCLA’s Regional Oncology Centers, affiliated with the world-
renowned UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center,
provide comprehensive cancer care services and investigative
clinical trials at the Wilshire Oncology Clinic satellite office in
Pomona. Patients who come to UCLA centers for cancer care
benefit from the most advanced forms of therapy available, and
from a variety of supportive services. Regional centers also
allow easier access to cancer care services and investigative
clinical trials.

The UC Irvine Gifted Students Academy was developed to
assist gifted students in beginning to set their sights toward a
scholarly collegiate experience. UCI provides an environment
that enables gifted students to experience the accelerated pace
and advanced level curriculum for college admissions and
future careers. The program works with students at eight K-12
schools in Chino and Chino Hills within District 61.

The Community Teaching Fellowships in Math and Science work
to improve education in the Inland Empire. Affiliated with the
National Science Foundation and the UC Riverside School of
Education, the program works with the San Bernardino Unified
School District. The program provides mentoring for college
mathematics/science majors who want to become teachers and
works directly in the classroom to improve teacher
knowledge and student achievement in math and science.

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