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From left, Luskin alumni Elizabeth Salcedo MSW '13, Joanna Williams MSW '14, Richard France MA UP '10 and Veronica Padilla-Campos MA UP '06 speak during a panel discussion at the UCLA Luskin Diversity Recruitment Fair. Photo by Stan Paul
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UCLA Luskin Diversity Recruitment Fair Has a Message: You Belong Here

UCLA Luskin School’s first department-wide fair provides encouragement and information to prospective students — and explains why diversity matters
Paavo Monkkonen is hopeful that his research may prompt state government action and provide a guide to addressing the affordable housing issue in California.
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How to Build an Affordable Home: Start With the Framework

UCLA urban planner provides recommendations for easing existing barriers to affordable housing, one of California’s most pressing issues
The article “Do Cities Have Too Much Parking?”  explores the distribution of parking in Los Angeles County.
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The Problems and Possibilities of Parking

Highlights of the latest issue of the Lewis Center’s ACCESS magazine, which explores the good, the bad and the ugly of parking
The study found that women spent an average of 7.0 hours on care, compared to 1.4 hours for men. iStock photo by People Images

Women Provide More ‘Care’ Across Continents and Cultures

New Luskin Social Welfare faculty member Leyla Karimli is the lead author of a report on unpaid care work and "reality of care" in women’s lives in rural communities around the world
Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld of the UCLA Luskin Department of Public Policy studies mass protests such as the Arab Spring of 2011. Photo by George Foulsham
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Putting Post-Election Protests in Context

UCLA Luskin's Zachary Steinert-Threlkeld, an expert on collective action, says mass protests in the U.S. will likely lose steam
From left, UCLA Luskin students Emma Huang MPP ’17, Ahmed Ali Bob MPP ’17 and Chete Enunwa MSW ’17. Huang and Enunwa are project managers in the D3 initiative. Photo by Stan Paul
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‘A Leader in Validating Diversity’

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs to host its first schoolwide Diversity Recruitment Fair on Dec. 3
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    Fall Quarter Ends

    December 9
    The Fall 2016 Quarter ends at UCLA.
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    PPASS: Frederico Finan

    March 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
    Speaker: Frederico Finan Associate Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley
  3. PPASS: Gautam Rao

    April 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
    Speaker: Gautam Rao, Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard
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    PPASS: Edward Walker

    June 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
    Edward Walker, Associate Professor of Sociology UCLA
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    PPASS: Thad Dunning

    June 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
    Speaker: Thad Dunning, Robson Professor of Political Science, UC Berkeley

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