Keith Richman by eddaybrown


									 A snapshot of University of California programs and services in your district                        It starts here
 Assembly District 38 — Keith Richman, R- Granada Hills                                            UC alumni in this district: 7,819

 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                              CALIFORNIA NANOSYSTEMS                    UC NATURAL RESERVES
                                                 INSTITUTE (CNSI)
UCLA Medical Center provides                                                               The UC-affiliated Stunt Ranch Santa
services throughout District 38, is              CNSI will facilitate a public/private     Monica Mountains Reserve is located
known worldwide for its pioneering               approach to developing the                in the Cold Creek watershed of Malibu
advances in organ transplantation and            information, biomedical and               Creek near District 38. The site, one
ultrasound, and is ranked the # 1                manufacturing technologies that will      of 34 UC-affiliated natural reserves
hospital in the West by U.S. News and            dominate science and the economy          in the state, protects one of the most
World Report. More than 300,000                  in the 21st century. The institute will   pristine and biologically diverse
people, including a disproportionate             provide a world-class intellectual and    watersheds in the Santa Monica
share of the state’s poor and                    physical environment that supports        Mountains. The reserve is an important
uninsured, are cared for at UCLA                 collaboration among California's          environmental and anthropological
Medical Center annually. UCLA’s                  university, industry and national lab     research site and provides a wealth of
Mattel Children’s Hospital offers a full         scientists. The institute will be         educational opportunities for the
range of specialty health services for           located at UCLA and UC Santa              local community and area K-12
children. The medical center also                Barbara and will include corporate-       schools.
serves as a training site for physicians         sponsored incubator labs.
and as a preeminent research center
that drives innovations in life-saving
drugs and surgical procedures.
 A snapshot of University of California programs and services in your district                              It starts here
 Assembly District 38 — Keith Richman, R- Granada Hills                                                  UC alumni in this district: 7,819

The UCLA Regional Oncology Centers, affiliated with the                                                   UC’s Division of Agriculture and
world-renowned UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer                                                          Natural Resources Cooperative
Center, provide cancer care services and investigative clinical                                           Extension provides accessible and
trials at a satellite clinic in Santa Clarita in District 38.                                             comprehensive agricultural research
Patients who come to UCLA centers for cancer care benefit                                                 information for local growers, ranchers,
from the most advanced forms of therapy available, and from a                                             governments and the larger community
variety of supportive services.                                            through county advisors at the Ventura
                                                                                                          and Los Angeles county offices. UC
                                                                                                          advisors also work to improve nutrition,
                          UC’s MESA (Mathematics,                                                         reduce child obesity, ease the
                          Engineering & Science                                  transition from welfare to work and engage 4 -H youth in
                          Achievement) works to prepare                          educational activities.
                          educationally disadvantaged
                          students for four-year colleges at                     UC’s California Subject Matter Projects develop teachers'
                          several K-12 schools in the area,                      knowledge in major K-12 subject areas by enhancing
                          including Fillmore Senior High                         instructional strategies, providing access to the techniques that
                          School. The UC-affiliated MESA                         improve student achievement and developing ‘teacher-leaders’
California Community College Program increases the number of                     – at over 500 California school districts. With the expertise
math and science majors who successfully transfer and receive                    of teachers and UC faculty, the program annually trains
degrees from 4 -year universities and operates from a site at                    thousands of teachers through intensive summer courses –
CSU Northridge.                                             including teachers at several schools in Thousand Oaks.
The UC Davis Animal Ambassadors program uses web-
based and hands -on interaction with animals to foster children’s                                                   The VA Greater Los
interest in science. The program uses interactive materials and                                                     Angeles Healthcare System
written curriculum for classrooms that develop scientific inquiry                                                   is an affiliate of the UCLA
and critical thinking skills. Between 3,500 - 4,000 children                                                        Medical Center and
participated in the program between 1999-2002. The program                                                          provides a full range of
is present in schools throughout Los Angeles county.                                                                medical care to veterans in
                                                                                                                    the region. The system
                                                                                                                    houses a teaching hospital
                               UC’s Early Academic Outreach                                                         and provides a full range of
                               Program (EAOP) has provided                       patient care services using state -of-the-art technology.
                               academic support, career                          Outpatient clinics are located in the Sepulveda, Oxnard and
                               advising, college counseling,                     Ventura areas.
                               motivational and skill-building
                               workshops to help over 85,000
                               California students realize their                 For a complete listing of UC programs in your district, access
dreams of a college education. EAOP works with multiple K-                       our on-line database at:
12 schools in District 38, including Acacia Elementary in
Thousand Oaks.

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