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Stoll Appointed Fellow of American Institutes for Research

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The public policy professor will consult on critical projects, provide mentorship to research staff, participate in seminars and conferences, and review high-profile reports.

Turning Food Policy Into a Hands-On Learning Experience

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Chef Evan Kleiman of "Good Food" on KCRW leads a moderated discussion on sustainability within the food industry and then helps attendees cook up an example for themselves

Volunteers Collect Food for the Needy at Farmer's Market

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UCLA Luskin student mentors join with undergraduates to collect more than 1,700 pounds of excess food from farmer's market

Student Volunteers Give Back, One Turkey Leg at a Time

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UCLA Luskin Food Mentorship program lets students explore interesting and relevant topics while coordinating a volunteer event at a local organization focused on food issues

Catalysts For Change

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Author and educator Duncan Green presented a lunchtime talk about how power systems shape global policy and change.

Festival, Panel Focus on Food Security Issues  

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“Harvesting Change: Fostering Partnerships for Food Security” included food, games and information booths, plus a panel discussion with local leaders in the battle against hunger.

Studying the Link Between Poverty and Suicides

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New research shows that poverty may have a greater effect on suicide rates than do unemployment or foreclosures

On the Meaning of Inequality and Poverty

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In a post written for the Social Science Research Council’s website, the director of UCLA Luskin’s Institute on Inequality and Democracy calls for revived attention to the concept of poverty