Department of Public Policy

About the Department

The Mission of the Department of Public Policy is to enhance both the range of ideas and knowledge about how to deal with public problems and improve the skills of those who deal with them professionally, by conducting research directed to public issues, educating public policy professionals, and partnering with public servants and the community to disseminate and apply new and existing knowledge for solving public problems.


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October 15, 2014
 By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, UCLA Luskin student writerUrban Planning alumnus Jonathan Pacheco Bell will be leading a professional etiquette...
October 13, 2014
Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Oct.
October 06, 2014
Veteran journalist and author Jim Newton will join the faculty and staff of UCLA in a new role designed to deepen UCLA’s ties to the civic life of...

Events Calendar

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:00am
Our latest report will provide Los Angeles County nonprofit executive directors, board members, and fund-raisers with a useful guide to what is known and what matters when it comes to individual giving and informs donors to better understand the patterns, effects, and challenges of...
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Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:15pm
How is Los Angeles addressing homelessness among youth? Come hear from experts in research, policy, and direct services for homeless youth and learn about what you can do to help.    Moderated by: Michelle Talley, LCSW, UCLA Social Welfare Field Faculty   Panelists include:
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Tue, 10/28/2014 - 5:00pm
For more info and to RSVP  Reception to follow Check out Jaime Lerner's new book, "Urban Acupuncture": Contact:Izabela Chmielewska,  Sponsored by: Department of Urban Planning
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