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

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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

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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

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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
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Women Provide More ‘Care’ Across Continents and Cultures

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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

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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’

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UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs to host its first schoolwide Diversity Recruitment Fair on Dec. 3
Therese Hughes MA UP ’99, a photojournalist, speaks as fellow panelists Col. Susan I. Pangelinan and U.S. Air Force veteran Megan Rodriguez look on. Photo by Les Dunseith
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Panel Highlights Growing Presence of Women in Military

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Veterans Day seminar explores the role, challenges and accomplishments of women in the armed services
The study found that for men 45 to 64 years old, the proportion of alcohol-related suicides and poverty rates were positively associated. Pixabay photo
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Studying the Link Between Poverty and Suicides

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New research shows that poverty may have a greater effect on suicide rates than do unemployment or foreclosures
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Shaping the Future of Education at UCLA

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Luskin’s Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, the newly appointed UCLA Associate Provost for Academic Planning, will lead and coordinate the academic components of campuswide strategic planning
Rosalinda Vint, president of Women of Substance and Men of Honor, talks about her own experiences in the foster care system and how that motivates her to make a difference for youngsters struggling with abandonment and loss as she did. Photo by Les Dunseith
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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