Social and civic entrepreneur Shawn Landres is serving as Civil
Society Fellow in the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs for the spring and
fall quarters, 2015. He is advising The Center for Civil Society on research,
meeting with students and guest lecturing in classes, participating in outreach,
and working with the Luskin Center for Innovation to develop a civic innovation
summit during the 2015-16 academic year.
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By Angel IbañezUCLA Luskin Student Writer For the fourth consecutive year UCLA Luskin students visited Japan to learn about its unique culture and public policy perspective. The trip was organized by UCLA Luskin students and consisted of three groups that visited cities within three policy areas in Japan: reconstruction, education, and transportation & economy.
By Alejandra Reyes-VelardeUCLA Luskin Student Writer As the digital age continues to advance with implications across all areas of public life, UCLA Luskin searches for ways to increasingly integrate technology in its students’ understanding of policy, planning and social work.
The following message was sent to the UCLA community today from Chancellor Gene D. Block:To the UCLA Community:
I am sad to announce the departure of Frank Gilliam, dean of the Luskin School of Public Affairs and a longtime faculty member, but I am very proud to share the news that he has been named chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His appointment is effective Sept. 8.
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By Alejandra Reyes-VelardeLuskin Student WrtierA helicopter hovered over Jesus Palalia’s neighborhood, shining the light over him as he walked home from working with his mom. He recalls the frightening experience as normal when he was younger, growing up in a ‘ghetto’ neighborhood.
2040, there will be over 6 million more registered Asian American voters in the
U.S. than there are today, an increase of more than 100 percent and proof that
Asian Americans are one of the fastest growing electorates.
By Angel IbanezUCLA Luskin Student Writer
For Viviana Franco, the lack of green space in communities was something she noticed early in her life.
Growing up, Franco lived near vacant lots that were left as a result of the construction of Interstate 105 in Hawthorne, California.