Welcome to the UCSB Blum Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy

The UCSB Blum Center fosters interdisciplinary, socially engaged research and learning on poverty and inequality, and promotes democratic responses to address these inequalities at home and abroad. Established with funding from UC Regent Richard C. Blum and the UC Office of the President, it is part of a ten-campus network across the UC system.

Interested in poverty, inequality, and social justice? Hoping to pursue those interests through interdiscipilnary coursework? Trying to find ways to engage in concrete efforts to address these issues? Come learn more about the new undergraduate Minor in Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice on Oct 22nd and 26th!

The UCSB Blum Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Democracy is looking to recruit an Undergraduate Marketing Student Assistant to support our programming over this coming year. Apply for this position via Handshake by Friday, September 25th at 12PM PST


Check back regularly to find out where and when the next Pop up Discussion will take place.

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