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Author Alessandra Pigni

A Caring Outlook Also Applies to Ourselves, Author Says

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Caregivers under stress are particularly susceptible to burnout, says psychologist Alessandra Pigni during a talk sponsored by Global Public Affairs at UCLA Luskin.

LGBT Communities Fighting for Social and Spatial Change

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Violence against LGBT people has continued “unabated,” UCLA Luskin's Kian Goh writes in a recently published article.

Watts Leadership Institute Hosts Visit by Elementary School Students

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UCLA Luskin-based initiative hosts a tour of the UCLA campus by more than 45 students from Florence Griffith Joyner Elementary School in Watts.

From UCLA Newsroom: Dean Segura Introduces Panel

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Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon brings traveling speaker series to UCLA campus with focus on the arts and government.

A UCLA Homecoming for Noted Princeton Professor

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Scholar Martin Gilens, who will join the UCLA Luskin Public Policy faculty in fall 2018, is "returning to my roots."

Recruiting ‘High-Caliber’ Luskin Students

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More than 200 students attend a career fair held by UCLA Luskin in hopes of landing jobs and internships

A Smart Way to Make a SMART Park

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Toolkit produced by the Luskin Center for Innovation provides a guide to make parks more user-friendly and sustainable

Latino Issues Take Center Stage at Gubernatorial Forum

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Dean Gary Segura and UCLA Luskin faculty and students play active roles at UCLA forum where candidates face off

KCRW President Emphasizes the Value of Open Dialogue

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UCLA Luskin Senior Fellow Jennifer Ferro stresses the good that can come just from a willingness to truly listen

Norman Lear’s Work Is Never Done

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At UCLA Blueprint event, the iconic producer of TV sitcoms reflects on his career and shares his thoughts on modern America
  1. Protecting Renters in Los Angeles

    Feb 26 @ 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
    Discussions of rent control, stabilization and evictions, including exploration of California housing laws that affect renters and what can be done to give renters a more stable foundation.
  2. First Fridays: UCLA Luskin Mixer – DTLA

    Mar 2 @ 8:00 am-9:30 am
    Every month, alumni, students, faculty & staff get together to grab coffee & catch up.
  3. A Conversation with Chelsea Manning

    Mar 5 @ 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
    Luskin Lecture features the controversial former military intelligence analyst who disclosed classified documents to WikiLeaks about the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  4. A Gendered Planning Mismatch

    Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
    'Transportation Is a Women's Issue' event will cover how transportation planning and policy can better serve women’s travel patterns and needs.
  5. Joy Crumpton Public Child Welfare Memorial

    Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
    Faculty, colleagues, former students, friends and family will share memories and celebrate the life of one of Social Welfare's most beloved.
  6. From Diversion to Desistance: Transforming Youth Justice in Los Angeles and Beyond

    Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm-8:00 pm
    This event is intended to spark critical conversations among students, researchers, activists, and policy makers about the many changes in youth justice.

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