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Empowering Communities


Developing Leaders
Engaged in Social Change

Kaplan to Advise CDC on Prevention of Violence and Injuries

The Social Welfare professor is named to the Board of Scientific Counselors, a panel of experts that will guide the federal government's efforts to improve public health.

Book Nets National Awards for Public Policy Faculty Member

Chris Zepeda-Millán's book on Latino mass mobilization is widely honored by political science and sociology associations.

Watts Leadership Institute celebration

A Celebration of the Grassroots Leaders of Watts

A beachside celebration honors community advocates partnering with the Watts Leadership Institute.

Gore, DeShazo Share Insights on California's Climate Leadership

Luskin Center for Innovation director joins environment champion and Nobel laureate at global Climate Reality Leadership Corps training

Policy Academy Offers Tools to Take On Challenges in Latino Communities

Elected leaders from across the country gather at UCLA Luskin for workshops about issues of public importance

Cecilia Estolano named to UC Board of Regents

UCLA Luskin alumna and adjunct faculty member will help shape higher education in California for years to come

New Grants Totaling $4.1 Million Will Build Climate Resilience

UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation is a partner in two climate research grants from the Strategic Growth Council

  1. Fall 2018 Quarter

    Sep 24
    The 2018-19 academic year at UCLA officially gets underway.
  2. New Student Orientation

    Sep 25 @ 8:15 am-5:00 pm
    UCLA Luskin welcomes new students, who learn about campus and School resources.
  3. Fall classes begin

    Sep 27
    Classroom instruction at UCLA gets underway for the 2018-19 academic year.
  4. UCLA Luskin Block Party

    Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Welcoming fete for the students, faculty and alumni of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.
  5. Lake Arrowhead Symposium

    Oct 14 @ 1:30 pm-Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm
    Discuss "From Public Transit to Public Mobility" at 28th annual gathering of public, private, nonprofit and academic leaders.
  6. Luskin Diversity Recruitment Fair

    Dec 1 @ 9:30 am-4:00 pm
    Sessions include workshops, panels, and discussions for those interested in pursuing graduate degrees in Public Policy, Social Welfare or Urban Planning.

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