UCLA Urban Planning alumnus Alvaro Huerta (M.A. 06) recently published a commentary in both the Santa Monica Mirror and in UCLA Today critical of Arizona's recent, controversial law aimed at undocumented immigrants. Mr. Huerta is currently a visiting scholar at the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center and a Ph.D. candidate in City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley.
The School of Public Affairs congratulates Associate Professor Ailee Moon of the Department of Social Welfare, who was honored by St. Barnabas Senior Services (SBSS) with the Collaborator Award during their annual Evening Under the Stars event on Thursday, April 29, 2010.
The Department of Social Welfare is proud to announce that the following students were selected as the National Association of Social Workers (California Region H) 2010 Social Work Students of the Year. Please join us in congratulating:Mike Hannant Outstanding Accomplishments First Year MSW StudentLiz Morasso Outstanding Accomplishments Second Year MSW StudentCindy Sangalang Outstanding Accomplishments Doctoral Student
Urban Planning Professor Randy Crane has been selected as the Editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association (JAPA). The journal will be housed at UCLA for five years beginning October 1, 2010.
The Center for Community Partnerships has announced the winners of the first Rishwain Social Justice Entrepreneurship Award: Urban Planning doctoral students Ava Bromberg and John Scott-Railton were recognized for their outstanding contributions to community based social entrepreneurship, serving the community in ground-breaking ways.