Daughter of Civil Rights Leader Speaks at Film Screening

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Screening of documentary about Dolores Huerta sends a powerful message about activism and fostering change within minority communities.

'Indivisible and the Resistance' Focuses on Local Activism

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UCLA Luskin event focuses on power, knowledge and effective tactics to bring about political change.

Boyle Heights, Gentrification and Beyond

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UCLA Luskin professors Abel Valenzuela and Eric Avila join Urban Planning alumna Cecilia Estolano and others in a discussion of the current state of Boyle Heights as a microcosm of gentrification and related issues in Los Angeles.

Gentrification and Its Discontents

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In-depth discussion about gentrification, displacement and sustainable community in Boyle Heights and Los Angeles-at-large.

Inside Look at State Politics

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Latino Policy and Politics Initiative hosts a frank discussion of California issues with Cristina Garcia of the California State Assembly.

Immigration Experts Call for Unity to Protect Dreamers

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UCLA Luskin's Jim Newton and Abel Valenzuela are among the panelists who shared their experiences at launch event for latest issue of UCLA Blueprint magazine

Memories — and Lessons — from 1992

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Weekend of remembrance 25 years after L.A. riots examines how the civil unrest changed the city, its institutions and many of its people

70 Years of Improving Workers’ Lives at UCLA

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UCLA Luskin's Abel Valenzuela, director of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, opens anniversary celebration and reflects on seven decades of labor market research

UCLA'S Role In Workers' Lives Today: A Celebration of Over 70 Years of Research, Training & Service

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UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment invites you to join Professor of Urban Planning Abel Valenzuela Jr. for this celebration.

Abel Valenzuela

Abel Valenzuela is Professor of Chicano Studies and Urban Planning…