Department of Social Welfare


About the Department

The UCLA Department of Social Welfare’s research and teaching guide policy makers, shape practice and programs in such areas as welfare, aging, health care, mental health, children and families, and long-term support. UCLA Social Welfare faculty members are committed to placing their knowledge at the service of communities and empowering the disadvantaged and the vulnerable.


Torres-Gil Honored by White House Fellows Association...


April 13, 2015
 By Adenezy ZoUCLA Luskin student writer Tracy Colunga (MSW ‘01) has been named the Joseph A. Nunn Alumna of the Year for the department of...
April 09, 2015
By Adeney ZoUCLA Luskin student writer Social Welfare Professor Bridget Freisthler and the UCLA Spatial Analysis Lab recently released a...
March 31, 2015
 By Alejandra Reyes-VelardeUCLA Luskin Student Writer

Events Calendar

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 12:30pm
Please join us for a discussion with Robert Putnam  on his new book "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," a groundbreaking examination of why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility.    Tuesday, April 21st 2015 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm 2355 Public...
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Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:00am
Lessons in Leadership Conference: Diversity in Leadership
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