Bringing Experience, Expertise to Problem-Solving Professions

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For 2017-18 academic year, four scholars join UCLA Luskin’s faculty in Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning

Getting an Early Start on Social Welfare Lessons

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MSW alumnae share advice with incoming UCLA Luskin students who will be serving vulnerable clients and populations

New Study Examines Effects of Stopping Psychiatric Medication

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UCLA Luskin School professor co-authors report showing that more than half succeed in discontinuing usage of drugs

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

More Than 45,000 Californians Living With HIV Would Be Impacted by Medicaid Cuts in Senate Health Plan

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According to a fact sheet from the California HIV/AIDS Policy Research Centers, the cuts would be felt by patients covered by Medi-Cal

Putting Activism Into Context

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UCLA’s first two Activists in Residence, Funmilola Fagbamila and Lisa Hasegawa, use the past to help frame the future of activism

Social Workers and Medical Students: ‘The Ideal Team’

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UCLA Luskin’s Department of Social Welfare provides lessons in social work to first-year students from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Black Caucus Gathering Focuses on Empowerment

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Sanctuary Event continues a 10-year tradition of recognizing black culture and celebrating its importance at UCLA

A Grassroots Mission in Watts

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Jorja Leap and UCLA Luskin’s Watts Leadership Institute launch a 10-year initiative to build a legacy of leaders and empowerment

‘Unsung Hero,’ Leader in South L.A. Named 2017 Social Welfare Alumna of the Year

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Aurea Montes-Rodriguez MSW ’99 was inspired to develop a healthier generation by award namesake Joseph Nunn