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 10, 2014
By Bill KisliukMarjorie Eloise Lund Crump, who did significant work in public service and entrepreneurship and who, together with her husband Ralph,...
April 09, 2014
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), who represents the 37th Congressional District, will be the keynote speaker at the UCLA Luskin School of Public...

Events Calendar

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:00pm
With the recent impact of the most severe recession since the Great Depression, and the elimination of redevelopment in California, literally, “Where did all the Money Go?”  And how can we still achieve the goals of Smart Growth and Sustainable Community planning?   This symposium...
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Sat, 04/26/2014 - 4:00pm
Please join us for the 2014 Joseph A. Nunn Alumnus of the Year Award Reception! 
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Tue, 04/29/2014 - 12:30pm
Duke University professor Sandy Darity presents a talk titled "Race, Ethnicity and Economic Inequality" as part of the UCLA Luskin FEC Lecture Series.William A. (“Sandy”) Darity Jr. is the Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, Economics and the...
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