'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.

Remembering the ‘Father of Urban Planning’

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Renowned author, pioneer of theory and founding leader of UCLA Urban Planning John Friedman is remembered at memorial service

John Friedmann, the ‘Father of Urban Planning,’ Dies at 91

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World-renowned urban theorist was a central figure in founding what later became the UCLA Luskin Department of Urban Planning

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

Language, Power and What Resistance Looks Like

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Institute on Inequality and Democracy at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs co-sponsors talk by UC Berkeley scholar Judith Butler

Responding to the Call in a ‘Post-Truth’ World

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UCLA Luskin organizes a daylong exercise of teaching and learning in response to uncertainty and fear related to new U.S. presidential administration

3 Alumni Are True Change Agents

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Founders of Estolano LeSar Perez Advisors have employed a steady stream of UCLA Luskin Urban Planning graduates and student interns

On the Meaning of Inequality and Poverty

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In a post written for the Social Science Research Council’s website, the director of UCLA Luskin’s Institute on Inequality and Democracy calls for revived attention to the concept of poverty

Ananya Roy

Ananya Roy is Professor of Urban Planning, Social Welfare…

Shining a Powerful Light on Social Injustice

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Urban Color-Lines and the Dispossessions of Our Times: New UCLA Luskin Institute Launched to Focus on Global Inequality and Democracy