Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.16
Liaison Ellie Perry
Submission Date June 30, 2020

STARS v2.2

California State University, Dominguez Hills
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Ellie Perry
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
Public Utilities Commission EPIC innovation cluster grant with LACI

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership?:
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? :
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability:

The CSU5 joined a grant application led by LACI (Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator) for a Public Utilities Commission EPIC innovation cluster grant. The CSU5 campuses are subcontractors to deliver the services — stimulating entrepreneurial activity in the energy field — named in the grant. CSU Fullerton and CSU Channel Islands are also part of the initiative. This engagement is led by the CSU’s WRPI team in collaboration with the Guides network. The application has distributed a 5 million dollar award to the participating campuses.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Shell K-12 and Community Outreach: Campus Urban Farm

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (2nd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):

Shell Oil provides funding to the Campus Urban Farm to directly engage K-12 schools and the local community in programming related to sustainability and urban agriculture at the Farm. The funding comes with deliverables associated with developing relationships with a set number of local community members and local K-12 schools annually.

https://www.csudh.edu/sustainability/campus-urban-farm/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Water Resources Policy Institute- CSU Partner Network

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Sustainability-focused

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners? (3rd partnership):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):

The Water Resources Policy Institute (WRPI) based out of CSU San Bernardino is a grant distributor for multiple initiatives and programs that support CSU campuses.

CSUDH has funded 3 student interns out of their USDA Water Research Internships with a focus on servicing disadvantaged communities/watershed restoration in CSUDH's community. WRPI has also sponsored faculty and staff research in support of water resource issues.

https://www2.calstate.edu/impact-of-the-csu/research/wrpi/Pages/about-us.aspx


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s community partnerships to advance sustainability is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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