Dr. Hoda Anton-Culver, Director of Genetic Epidemiology Research Institute at UCI, offers very current commentary about the National Institutes of Health “All of Us” research program of which UCI is part. The study will include 1 million participants around the country. Information is available at: 949-824-0281, firstname.lastname@example.org, #JoinAllofUs, and https://allofus.health.uci.edu/.
In the second segment (minute 26:53) is Andy Thorburn, the only candidate challenging incumbent Ken Williams in the Area 3 Orange County Board of Education. Local coverage of the CA Primary will continue through March 3rd.
“Ask A Leader” CA primary candidate coverage will be focusing on several local races. We begin with Dr. Ken Williams incumbent running for another term on the OC Board of Education’s Area 3, which includes Irvine. In subsequent weeks we’ll hear from candidates running in OCBE’s Areas 1, 3, and 4.
José Trinidad Castañeda, Climate Action Campaign organizer who’s taken over for Robin Ganahl in Orange County, offers a thorough review of how local municipal leadership is stepping up in ways that are already being institutionalized in surrounding counties. Resources for constituents include: https://www.cityofirvine.org/news-media/news-article/community-choice-energy and https://occleanpower.org.
Davin Phoenix, UCI political science professor, returns with his definitive and clarifying new book – The Anger Gap; How Race Shapes Emotion in Politics, published by Cambridge University Press.
In the second segment (minute 38:40), members of the Orange County Women’s March Planning Coalition provide us with the scoop on the 4th annual Women’s March in the OC; January 18th, 10 a.m., in Santa Ana. Keynote speaker, 45th Congressional District incumbent Katie Porter will take up some voting themes at the March. Details about the March are available at: http://www.ocwomensmarch.org/.
As the news dessert opens up in Orange Co. with its 3.3 million residents, the media continues to fall behind in covering us. The beginning of 2020 is an opportune time to raise KUCI’s game, so….. we’ll get on with that today with social scientists taking the reins; starting with Alexandra Macias, political science professor at Cal State University building what you could call a two-way civic education enterprise –https://www.california45th.org/.
In the second segment (minute 31:33), UCI Sociology Professor David Meyer runs some through lines into abundant protests unfolding on most continents, examining the synergy among national and International movements. The cue lengthens.