Grant to Fund Research on Community Engagement

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Laura Wray-Lake and Laura Abrams of Social Welfare will identify barriers to youth civic engagement and look at assets that promote civic engagement among young people in urban areas.

Dispensing Knowledge in Real Time

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UCLA Luskin Social Welfare students present the results of rapid response research projects focusing on hate speech and immigration

‘Desistance’ and the Transition to Adulthood

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Book by UCLA Luskin Professor Laura Abrams and social welfare alumna Diane J. Terry examines challenges faced by formerly incarcerated youth as they become adults

UCLA Researchers Seek Juvenile Justice Alternatives for Children Under 12

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A new UC study indicates that a minimum-age standard is needed to protect California children from prosecution in the juvenile court system

Just One Visit: Volunteers Make a Difference for Prisoners

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Vital role that volunteers play in the juvenile and adult prison system is detailed at event to celebrate a new book co-edited by UCLA Luskin professor

A Celebration of Volunteers in Prisons and Jails

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Join us for a special event that will also launch a new book.

2016 California Voter Issues — A Lot More Than Just Hillary and Trump

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UCLA Luskin Social Welfare faculty members analyze the potential impact of a slew of state and local ballot initiatives

The Intersection of Social Welfare and Criminology

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New book co-edited by UCLA Luskin professor Laura Abrams gives a voice to volunteers in the prison system

Postsecondary Educational Engagement Among Formerly-Incarcerated Transition- Age Young Men

Postsecondary Educational Engagement Among Formerly-Incarcerated…