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An Inside Look at California 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

Partnership of Social Workers and Medical Students Enters 2nd Year

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UCLA medical students are again learning from social workers about the issues they face in medical workplaces.

At the Farm

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UCLA Luskin faculty, staff and students have fun and share stories as they work alongside undergraduates at Wattles Farm in West Hollywood during Volunteer Day 2017.

Welcome ... Welcome ... Welcome!

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UCLA Luskin kicked off another academic year in late September during Welcome Week 2017 with a series of educational events and celebrations. Click Flickr image to view photos

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.

From Facebook

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The Daily Bruin profiles UCLA Luskin students Guillermo Ojeda and Macy Ragole, who are facilitating the Mental Health Caucus.

Wes Yin Coauthors Report on How Graham-Cassidy Plan Could Have Impacted Health Care in California

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Consequences of proposed cuts in the Affordable Care Act would have started taking effect in 2020 and quickly led to millions of Californians losing their coverage, the analysis shows.

Conference Shares Research on Global Policy Problems 

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Two-day gathering at UCLA brings together a network of social scientists and policymakers known as the Project on Resources, Development, and Governance (PRDG).

Views Among College Students Regarding the First Amendment

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UCLA Luskin Public Policy Professor John Villasenor discusses college students’ views on the First Amendment, based on a recent survey of 1,500 current undergraduate students.

Women in Medicine Honor MPP Student

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Stacy Songco will be recognized with the medical student of the year award by the Women in Medicine in September.