Mayoral Roundtable Highlights Launch of Luskin Summit 2022

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The fourth annual discussion series resumes Jan. 19 with five webinars spotlighting UCLA’s role in understanding and solving issues of current public concern 

Changing the Unhoused Narrative, One Story at a Time

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L.A.-based educator and podcast host is chosen as Activist-in-Residence by the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy.

Dean’s Messages on Remote Instruction to Start Winter Quarter

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UCLA Luskin modifies operations as part of COVID-19 health and safety efforts on campus amid the rapid spread of Omicron variant

Wells Fargo Provides $500,000 for LPPI, CNK Research

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The grant to UCLA research groups will support policy solutions to benefit small business owners of color

Report Focuses on Deaths of Unhoused People During Pandemic

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Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy analysis delves into coroner’s data between March 2020 and July 2021

Endowed Chair Awarded in Honor of Former Dean Gilliam

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New social justice chair is Manisha Shah, a professor whose global policy focus includes child health and intimate partner violence

Stoll Named Director of UCLA’s Black Policy Project

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A key priority is making research into the state of Black California accessible to policymakers and the public.

Gas Bill Debt Disproportionately Burdens Low-Income Neighborhoods

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As California’s utility shutoff ban ends, UCLA research shows where unpaid gas utility bills proliferated amid the pandemic.

State Can Do More to Protect Californians From Extreme Heat, Report Finds

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Top environmental policy experts say a comprehensive approach is needed to deal with state’s deadliest global-warming side effect

UCLA Scholars Aim to Help Shape President Biden’s Justice40 Initiative

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Report by the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation provides a framework for environmental justice in disadvantaged communities