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A section from one of the maps produced by the Center for Neighborhood Knowledge.
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Examining Voting in L.A. at the Neighborhood Level

Researchers at UCLA Luskin’s Center for Neighborhood Knowledge produce maps to document the county’s voter trends and behavior
The Luskin Center study examines whether participation in the turf replacement program provides financial benefits. Illustration by Christian Zarate
From left, the new UCLA Luskin faculty are Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld, Darin Christensen, Leila Karimli, Laura Wray-Lake, Kian Goh and Michael Manville. Photo by Les Dunseith
UCLA researchers discover technology to capture and repurpose carbon dioxide.
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UCLA’s Carbon Upcycling Team Advances to Semifinals of Carbon XPRIZE Competition

The UCLA team, representing chemistry, biochemistry, materials science, economics, public policy and engineering, is among 27 teams moving one step closer to a share of the $20-million NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE.
Former Congresswoman Lynn Schenck fielded questions from students on subjects ranging from the election to emerging democracies. Photo by Les Dunseith
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When Congress Comes Calling, UCLA Luskin Students Are All Ears

Former members of Congress and their spouses come to UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs to share their insider view of life in leadership and legislation
The Social Worker of the Year award is given to professional social workers who have consistently demonstrated the core values of the NASW Code of Ethics. Illustration by Les Dunseith
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Three Decades of Devotion to Social Justice

Gerry Laviña, the director of UCLA Luskin’s Field Education Program, is named Social Worker of the Year by the California chapter of NASW
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    UCLA Urban Planning Reception @ APA-California

    October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Meet new friends & colleagues, celebrate diversity with local planners, and mingle with UCLA planning alumni. Conference registration is *not* required to attend the reception.
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    How Cities trump Trump: Urban Pragmatism vs Toxic Campaign Demagoguery

    October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Democratic political theorist Benjamin Barber will bring his experience with cities and the Global Parliament of Mayors to bear on the toxic national election.

    MPP Information Session

    October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Come learn about our program and the admissions process.
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    Minority Report

    November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Minority Report is an American compendium of art that infuses theatrical performance with audio/visual technical production; to expand social awareness about the brutal truths on racism and socioeconomic conditions concerning minorities.
  5. UCLA Luskin professor Laura Abrams is the co-editor of a new book about volunteers and prisons.

    A Celebration of Volunteers in Prisons and Jails

    November 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Join us for a special event that will also launch a new book.

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