We collaborate broadly to co-produce actionable knowledge that enables us to shape a more equitable, resilient, and sustainable urban future. We engage with community-based organizations as well as local, state, and international agencies to understand the effectiveness of current policies and identify blind spots.
Stanford Future Bay Initiative
The Stanford Future Bay Initiative is a Research-Education-Practice Partnership committed to co-production of actionable intelligence with our local Bay Area communities, in order to shape a more equitable, resilient, and sustainable urban future.
Living models for guiding policy
Models are often used to guide policy design, but they can become stale quickly in a rapidly changing world. To enhance the connection between science, policy, and public health in future times of crisis, we spell out three strategies: living models, coproduction, and shared metrics. (Link to Maldonado paper)
We work with partners worldwide primarily around the question of coastal risk reduction. Acknowledging that there is not one-size-fits-all solution, we jointly work towards creating multiple options for moving forward while carefully evaluating their protective benefits.