Chancellor's Public Service Award, 2007

CCI received one of the first annual Chancellor's Public Service Award were presented at a University House ceremony on May 14th. The awards, as the chancellor noted in a message to attendees, "recognize the commitment of faculty, staff, and students … whose individual or combined efforts enhance the quality of life of our community, whether here in the Bay Area or around the globe." This award was given to CCI in particular for its work with the Richmond Equitable Development Initiative led by partners Urban Habitat and Contra Costa FaithWorks.

City of Richmond Public Service Award, 2006

Mayor Irma Johnson presented CCI with an award for its service to the City of Richmond (the Richmond Equitable Development Initiative).

Chancellor's University–Community Partnerships Award, 2004

The fifth annual University–Community Partnerships Awards honored CCI's Lower San Antonio Collaborative, in which CCI and the Annie E. Casey Foundation worked with East Oakland community organizations to identify potential sites for affordable housing in the district, develop an understanding of the community's needs, and attract potential housing developers.

Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Award, 2003

Honored for our analysis of the potential impacts of smart growth on local equity (e.g., job quality and residential displacement) for the Smart Growth Strategy/Regional Livability Footprint Project, a 2002 class project for the Metro-Regional Workshop.

Chancellor's University–Community Partnerships Award, 2003

The fourth annual University–Community Partnerships Awards honored CCI's Eastmont Digital Griots Enroute to College (E.D.G.E.), a digital storytelling class for middle school and high school students that combined training in filmmaking, writing, critical thinking, and preparation for college.

ESRI International Award for Use of Software, Internet and Multimedia, 2003

Chancellor's University–Community Partnerships Award, 2002

The third annual University–Community Partnerships Awards honored CCI's Community Economic Development Clinic, connecting the campus and the East Bay Community Law Center with local neighborhood activists to further the economic development of West Oakland.