Welcome to Bay Area SSN

About the chapter

Bay Area SSN was launched in 2010, bringing together an engaged, interdisciplinary group of scholars from across the region. Drawing on the research of local participants, SSN members from other regions, and invited guests, we seek to contribute to more effective public policy and enhanced citizen engagement. Among particular areas of interest are poverty and inequality, immigration, and the quality of governance at the local, state and national level.

Leaders
  • Public Health
  • Reproductive Health
University of California-San Francisco
  • Civic Engagement
  • Criminal Justice
San Francisco State University
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Public Health
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Reproductive Health
University of California-Berkeley
Members
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Housing
University of California-Berkeley
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Housing
  • Public Health
San Francisco State University
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Labor
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
University of California, Berkeley
  • Public Health
  • Reproductive Health
University of California-San Francisco
  • Reproductive Health
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Health Care
University of California, San Francisco
  • Gender & Sexuality
  • Civic Engagement
  • Democracy & Governance
University of California, Berkeley
  • Economy
  • Inequality
University of California-Davis
  • Democracy & Governance
  • Immigration
University of California-Berkeley
  • Law & Courts
  • Democracy & Governance
Stanford University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Inequality
University of California, Berkeley
  • Civic Engagement
  • Public Health
Stanford University
  • Civic Engagement
  • Race & Ethnicity
Stanford University

Latest Contributions

Preventing Homelessness Among TransLatinas in a Sanctuary City

    Dilara Yarbrough
  • Nicole Santamaria
  • Christoph Hanssmann
  • Mark Fleming

Reimagining Prison Reform from the Inside

  • Tamanika Ferguson

We Must Extend Postpartum Medicaid Coverage

  • Linda Franck
  • Renee Mehra Monica R. McLemore

It’s Time to Send Every American Free At-Home COVID Tests

  • Harris Solomon
  • Martha Lincoln

Latest in the News

"Gavin Newsom’s SMARTER Plan for COVID Could Definitely Be Smarter," Martha Lincoln, Opinion // Open Forum, San Francisco Chronicle, February 24, 2022.
"Abortion Doesn’t Have to Be an Either-Or Conversation," Daniel Felipe Martin Suarez-Baquero (with Linda Franck, Monica R. McLemore, Amy Alspaugh, Renée Mehra, Nikki Lanshaw, and Toni Bond), Health, Scientific American, December 8, 2021.
"Start Memorializing Covid-19's Victims Now," Martha Lincoln, Opinion, CNN, October 25, 2021.
"Graduate Student Workers on the Rise," Justine Modica, American Association of University Professors, Spring 2021.
Dilara Yarbrough quoted on crucial transformation and research and reporting needing to shift from large congregate shelters to preventing homelessness in the first place by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, "Trans People Experience Rates of Unemployment and Homelessness That Are Disproportionately High Compared With Those of Cisgender People. Mentions That When Trans People Seek Sup" KQED, October 5, 2021.

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