CERG Description

The goal of the Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG) is to provide an evidence base that informs the design of policies and programs that promote the development of citizens for an effective, just, and humane democratic society.

Valencia Arciñiega

Valencia Arciñiega is an undergraduate student at the University of California, Riverside. She is pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Sociology, and is set to graduate in Spring 2018. As a University Honors student, Valencia is currently working on her senior capstone. Her capstone interests focus on youth civic learning practices and action, especially within the Latinx community. At UC Riverside, Valencia works with community engagement efforts as a student assistant for the Undergraduate Education office's Collaborative Opportunities Grant. After graduation, Valencia will work to earn her Master's in Education, with a specialization in Higher Education Administration and Policy.