PUBLIC POLICY

Advancing Knowledge
in the Public Interest

SOCIAL WELFARE

Creating Knowledge and Opportunity for a Better Society

URBAN PLANNING

Building Cities and Regions,
Empowering Communities

UNDERGRADUATE

Developing Leaders
Engaged in Social Change

Carnesale Joins Board of California Council on Science and Technology

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UCLA Luskin professor emeritus will help guide the organization, which advises policymakers on science and technology issues.

Maps by CNK Researchers Visualize Displacement Policies, Gentrification

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New online resources include an inventory and map of anti-displacement policies in L.A. County, and a map of neighborhood change and gentrification in Southern California.

From ITS: New Research on Lyft, Uber and Taxis in L.A.

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Dissertation by Anne E. Brown looks at travel patterns, equity and rider discrimination in the ridehail industry.

Policy Practice in Field Education Grant Received

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Funds will enable Social Welfare students and faculty to make closer ties with local child welfare agencies to advocate for youth.

Before the Caps and Gowns

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As graduation looms, UCLA Luskin students must polish, perfect and present their projects and research results

Justice — and Smog Checks — for All

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Study by UCLA Center for Innovation finds that the Tune In & Tune Up smog repair program in the San Joaquin Valley efficiently tackles pollution and poverty

Decriminalizing Latinos Is Focus of Criminal Justice Gathering

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Scholars, policymakers and advocates for the Latino community gather for presentations, discussions and workshops at UCLA Luskin hosted by Latino Policy & Politics Initiative

‘Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable’

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In commencement address, Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey issues a call to action to more than 200 change agents from Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning

Immersed in the Real World

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The yearlong Applied Policy Project puts MPP candidates on the front lines to grapple with issues close to home and far afield

Shared Journey of Enlightenment

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UCLA students gain cultural insight during annual study abroad trip that is organized by Japanese classmates
  1. Bay Area Alumni Reception

    Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    Alumni from Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning are invited for an evening of UCLA Luskin camaraderie.
  2. MPP Alumni Reception

    Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm-6:30 pm
    Alumni from Public Policy celebrate 20 Years & the 2018 Alumna of the Year.
  3. New Student Orientation

    Sep 25 @ 8:15 am-5:00 pm
    UCLA Luskin welcomes new students, who learn about campus and School resources.
  4. UCLA Luskin Block Party

    Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    Welcoming fete for the School's students, faculty and alumni.
  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.

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