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...


March 23, 2015
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March 10, 2015
By Angel Ibanez UCLA Luskin Student Writer 
March 09, 2015
By Angel IbanezUCLA Luskin Student Writer Social Welfare professor, Bridget Freisthler was recently mentioned in an article for her ...

Events Calendar

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 5:00pm
The Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture presentsA Conversation with Leon PanettaPart of the Meyer & Renee Luskin Lecture SeriesFrom his tenure as Congressional Chairman and President Clinton’s Chief of Staff to serving as President Obama’s Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA, Leon Panetta...
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Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:00pm
It's been said that art is all around us. But how can advocates, practitioners and the public ensure that communities are able to understand themselves through artistic endeavors? How can a city embrace and express its rhythm, hue and spirit through art?
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